A Weekly Round Up: Schools In The News
- Gary students to operate urban farm as part of business program (The Washington Times)
GARY, IN. The bleating of a pair of goats has been added to the clucking of hens at Thea Bowman Leadership Academy’s urban farm. Nearly two dozen students at the high school are taking the Entrepreneurship and Personal Finance class, which oversees the farm.
- Improving Financial Literacy for Ontario Students (Ontario)
November is Financial Literacy Month and Ontario is highlighting the various resources and supports provided to students across the province to improve their financial literacy.
- Dwyer (FL) football seniors earn free tailored suits for financial literacy training (USA Today High School Sports)
A Florida-based teen financial literacy program led to a set of free suits for one of the state’s famed high school football programs as part of a partnership that aims to improve the lives of talented young athletes off the field, no matter how successful they may become on it
- Affinity Plus Foundation and Cookie Cart join forces to provide teens personal finance, life skills (CU Insight)
ST. PAUL, MN — Teens will participate in financial literacy workshops as a part of their employment at a celebrated North Minneapolis non-profit bakery, thanks to grant funding from the Affinity Plus Foundation.
About the Author
After graduating with an education degree and spending 7 years in an elementary classroom, Laura made the switch to the non-profit world and loves interacting with students, educators and business professionals across the country. She is passionate about all students having access to high quality education and views personal finance education as one way to ‘level the playing field’. When Laura is not locating or creating high quality educational resources, you can find her mountain biking or searching for the best ramen in town!
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