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Laura L. Levine, President & CEO of Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy Denise L. Nappier, CT State Treasurer
Christopher Lee, President, CT Jump$tart 2015 CT Financial Literacy Summit Jack E. Kosakowski President & CEO, Junior Achievement USA

2015 Connecticut Financial Literacy Summit
Launches Statewide Collaboration to Boost Financial Education

Many thanks to the sponsors, speakers, workshop presenters and attendees who made the 2015 Connecticut Financial Literacy Summit on October 15 such a big success. Nearly 150 educators, parents, business people and policymakers gathered at Rentschler Field in East Hartford to begin collaborating on new ways to improve the financial education of our state’s young people. The Summit, hosted by the Connecticut Chapter of the Jump$tart Coalition in association with the State Treasurer’s Office, was the first step in this process. Here are some highlights and resources from the meeting:

The Connecticut Jump$tart Coalition believes that today, more than ever, students must be financially literate in order to be prepared for college, careers, and the increasingly complex economic demands of our 21st century global marketplace. As a state, Connecticut can and must do more to get its students ready for those roles. If you’re interested in being part of CTJump$tart’s efforts to give our students the personal finance knowledge they need to succeed, please contact the Chapter’s president, Turn on JavaScript!.

News Flash: Connecticut Gets Another “F” in National Assessment

Connecticut received yet another failing grade on the latest report card assessing financial literacy education requirements across the states from the Center for Financial Literacy at Champlain College. While the majority of states received Bs and Cs, Connecticut was one of twelve states that merited an “F,” which was the same grade the state received in the Center’s 2013 assessment. More details


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The Connecticut Jump$tart Coalition is a non-profit organization with individuals and organizations representing business, government and education who have joined together to improve the personal financial literacy of Connecticut’s youth.

If you would like to make a monetary donation to CT Jump$tart and their programs, please make your check payable to CT Jump$tart and mail to:

CT Jump$tart
Attn: Chris Lee
79 Main Street
Meriden, CT 06451

Upon receipt of your donation, we will mail you a receipt for your tax records.