ERIC Number: EJ973478
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Abstractor: As Provided
Refreshing the "Voluntary National Content Standards in Economics"
MacDonald, Richard A.; Siegfried, John J.
Journal of Economic Education, v43 n3 p308-314 2012
The second edition of the "Voluntary National Content Standards in Economics" was published by the Council for Economic Education in 2010. The authors examine the process for revising these precollege content standards and highlight several changes that appear in the new document. They also review the impact the standards have had on precollege economic education since the original edition was released in 1997, and conclude with their response to comments offered by participants in a January 2012 American Economic Association conference session titled, "What Economics Should We Teach Before Students Enter College? The Voluntary National Content Standards in Economics and the AP." (Contains 6 notes.)
Descriptors: Economics Education, Economics, National Standards, Course Content, Secondary School Curriculum, Change Strategies, Educational Change, Review (Reexamination), Standard Setting
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Secondary Education
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