Title: CTR: UNDERSTANDING FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY: A CURRICULUM FOR TEACHING ABOUT THE FEDERAL BUDGET, NATIONAL DEBT. AND BUDGET DEFICIT
Description:
What do the decisions we make about the federal budget, national debt and budget deficit say about who we are as a people? The Understanding Fiscal Responsibly curriculum engages high schools students in high stakes, budget-related public policy dilemmas for which there are no simple spreadsheets and no easy answers. These lessons confront studies with the challenge of how to remain faithful to our nation's values and traditions by preserving a healthy quality of life for the most vulnerable among us while also investing in the futures. The lessons are about critical choices and trade-offs, but they also carry a message" Citizenship is imperative. Take on these issues. Become involved in creating the world in which you want us all to live. UFR lessons can be used in high school civics/Government, Economics, U.S. History, World History, and Mathematics courses. Curriculum Site: http://understandingfiscalresponsibbility.org/ Teacher Network: http://ufr.pressible.org/
Media ID: 33463
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Publisher: Teachers College, Columbia University
Level: A

Grade Levels: EC=Early Childhood; P=Primary; I=Intermediate; JH=Junior High; SH=Senior High; A=Adult