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Focus on Economic Data: The Unemployment Rate - June 2003

The unemployment rate fell from 6.4 percent in June to 6.2 percent in July. Slightly over 9 million individuals were unemployed.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 08/10/2003

Focus on Economic Data: The Unemployment Rate - April 2003

The unemployment rate for the month of April was 6.0 percent, an increase from the 5.8 percent in March. Total employment fell by 48,000 in April.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 05/02/2003

Focus on Economic Data: The Unemployment Rate - February 2002

The unemployment rate for the month of February was 5.5 percent, a decrease of .1 percent from January. The number of individuals employed increased by 66,000 this month.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 03/08/2002

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Teaching Financial Crises

Teaching Financial Crises is an eight lesson resource that provides an organizing framework in which to contextualize all of the media attention that has been paid to the recent financial crisis, as well as put it in a historical context. The current events stories, opinion pieces, and other popular media pieces that are today in great supply have generally not connected to educational objectives, historical analysis, and economic processes and concepts that are used in the high school classroom. In Teaching Financial Crises, teachers will find a non-partisan and non-ideological resource to help them simplify and offer balanced perspectives on this challenging subject matter.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 2010

3 out of 9 lessons from this publication relate to this EconEdLink lesson.

Focus: Understanding Economics in U.S. History

Focus: Understanding Economics in U.S. History uses a unique mystery-solving approach to teach U.S. economic history to your high school students.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 2006

3 out of 40 lessons from this publication relate to this EconEdLink lesson.

Focus: Understanding Economics in Civics and Government

This publication contains 20 lessons designed to provide an economic insight into topics typically covered in may civics and government classes.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 2009

2 out of 21 lessons from this publication relate to this EconEdLink lesson.