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Students compete in Economics Poster Contest

The students and their families have been invited to celebrate their accomplishments at a reception hosted by Northern Illinois University Center for Economic Education on May 15, 2012, at NIU’s Naperville Center. The Economic Concepts Poster Contest is a yearly event sponsored by the Illinois Council on Economic Education and the regional centers for economic education, including the center based at NIU. These organizations help K-12 schools integrate the teaching of economics and personal finance across the curriculum at all grade levels, preparing students to meet Common Core Standards and providing them with the fundamental economic concepts and skills needed to be effective participants in our economy....