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Lesson Plan: How to create a balanced budget — it’s a ‘Balancing Act’

Lesson Plan

How do we know that our government is fulfilling its duties to us, the public? How do we decide what those duties are? As efforts to pass the federal budget get underway, students will have the power to re-prioritize how money is spent using the interactive tool Balancing Act. What changes will they make? Continue reading

Taxes on Rich Rise with Fiscal Cliff Deal

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Congress and President Obama did not have much of a winter break as they scrambled to come up with a solution to the so-called “fiscal…read more

What is the American “Middle Class”?

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This election cycle the candidates running for president are fighting for the support of middle class voters who have been hit hard by the economic…read more

Obama-nomics: Economic Policy in an Obama Presidency

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This video follows Laura Tyson, a chief economist under President Clinton, now advising Senator Obama, as she walks around a Denver neighborhood with Economics Reporter…read more

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