Global Citizenship Initiative: Personal Finance Course Development and Pilot
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This UIC program combines a 1-semester civics course and a 1-semester financial literacy course with service learning and civic action requirements for the high school students in a capstone year for seniors.The UIC Center for Economics Education helped plan the financial literacy course and provided professional development for teachers in this first year. The students began the course February 2013. The UIC Center for Econ Ed provides continuing support for teachers through professional development workshops and classroom visits.