The 2020 – 2021 High School Fed Challenge will feature students’ research on economic inequality. Teams will be recognized and top papers will be published in the Journal of Future Economists.
Problem Solving! Economics! Space Travel? The New York Fed educational comic books, in English and Spanish, teach students about basic economic principles and the Federal Reserve’s role in the financial system.
The New York Fed celebrates Dr. Sadie T.M. Alexander, the first Black American person to earn a PhD in economics, in the centennial year of her doctoral degree by launching the Economist Spotlight Series.
The School Outreach Initiative brings New York Fed staff virtually into high school and community college classrooms to give accessible and interactive presentations on the Federal Reserve System, economics, and college financing.
Our lesson plans meet national and state standards and additional resources include activities and worksheets for generating interactive discussion. Use these materials to support remote learning or classroom engagement, and encourage your students to pursue economics.
The New York Fed hosts free, interactive professional development workshops focused on increasing economic literacy for middle and high school students. Educators can earn Continuing Education/CTLE credit.