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Making Sense of the Federal Budget, Debt & Deficits

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Saturday, May 1, 2021
11:40 AM – 5:00 PM Eastern Time (VIRTUAL)

$150 Stipend Available!

 

FTE has a new curriculum unit to help you teach about the federal budget, debt and deficit. With the economic way of thinking as a framework, an examination of the issues in light of the incentives, costs, and benefits facing decision-makers will be presented.  Teachers who attend this One Day seminar will be able to help their students answer these questions:

What is the national debt?

Where does the money come from and where does it go?

How does the federal government borrow money?

Is government spending sustainable?

Whether you’re teaching in a traditional or virtual classroom, these engaging and interactive lessons will give your students the tools they need to make sense of the federal budget, debt and deficit.

 

Requirements: Webcam (if possible), and additional mobile device/tablet/2nd monitor

Registration: open

Stipend: $150 stipend checks will be mailed within four weeks upon completion of the program; attendees must be present for entire session