Spotlight on: The Texas Jump$tart Coalition

Spotlight on: The Texas Jump$tart Coalition

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TCEE is a Texas Jump$tart Coalition Board MemberThe Texas Jump$tart Coalition is a nonprofit organization that connects diverse financial education champions together to prepare Texas youth for lifelong financial success.The coalition works to:Raise public awareness of personal financial education for Texas youth;Promote financial literacy efforts in Texas;Serve as a resource in Texas for legislators, educators and other parties interested in financial literacy; andEnsure Texas youth are equipped to make informed personal financial decisions.The Texas Jump$tart Coalition also is an affiliate of the National Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy.WHAT WE OFFERThe Texas Jump$tart Coalition is in a rebuilding year—working with a strong group of volunteer officers and board members. (Pictured below.)2016 initiatives for the Texas Jump$tart Coalition include:Network with other Jump$tart Coalitions to identify best practices.Create a new, active, and current Texas…
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A Fire Chief on a mission

A Fire Chief on a mission

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True or false. Car crashes are the number one cause of death for teen drivers? It’s true. In 2014, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety, there were 77,399 vehicle crashes in Texas involving teen drivers. A Texas Fire Chief has seen this reality up close and personal. “Every firefighter dreads responding to vehicle crashes involving teens. What a senseless feeling it is to witness death or severe injury that will change that young person’s life forever!” The Woodlands Township Chief Alan Benson said. “Anything public safety can do to decrease vehicle crashes would be a win-win-win for teens, families, and our community.” So, Chief Benson set about on a mission to save teen drivers’ lives. To reduce distracted-driving, Chief Benson partnered with the Montgomery County Emergency Communication District.…
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My College Plan

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Introducing an individualized systematic guide to plan for college. This resource will guide your student in choosing a field of study while reflecting on career goals, occupational outlook, and future income. Students will use Internet tools that help guide  in choosing a college and understanding the cost while choosing the college that is right for them. Link to Saving for College Resources Page
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A Big SMG Thank You!

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Over 6,600 student teams made up of a total of approximately 25,000 students participated in the Fall 2014-Spring 2015 Stock Market Game Program. As the school year comes to a close I wanted to say thank all of the teachers who were a part of the Stock Market Game program. I know they have a very busy schedule and appreciate that they chose to include personal finance, investing and the Stock Market Game in their curriculum.  I hope you all plan to register your students next year. Upcoming SMG Program Dates:Fall SMG: September 28 - December 4, 2015Spring SMG: February 8 - April 15, 2016    
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