Mississippi uses "virtual" means to school its teachers in economics

With fewer than half of U.S. states requiring even a basic economics course and just seven mandating personal-finance classes, according to a national report card recently released by the National Council on Economic Education, Mississippi plans to train its social-studies teachers on the subjects, via an interactive Virtual Economics CD that helps teachers integrate the most important concepts in economics and personal finance into their classrooms at every grade level.

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