FTE AT A GLANCE
The MissionThe mission of the FTE is to introduce young individuals, selected for their leadership potential, to an economic way of thinking about national and international issues, and to promote excellence in economic education by helping teachers of economics become more effective educators.
Working for YouThe Foundation offers workshops for high school educators and students. This site includes workshop dates, locations, and registration information, as well as resources, activities, and lesson plans for teaching economics.
Hot Topic: Running Scared
Unaccompanied children by the tens of thousands are arriving from Central America at the U.S. border; their desperate journey across Mexico a nightmare. Why would parents send a child, alone, on a journey that many adults don’t survive? Opportunity cost analysis gives us insight into their heart-wrenching decisions.