Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

US Students Take School Field Trip to Real-World Financial Planning

Call it a "show me the money" field trip. A group of middle schoolers is getting a lesson in real life at Junior Achievement Finance Park near Washington, D.C. "When the students come here, we make it fun and interactive," said Ed Grenier, JA of Greater Washington's president and CEO. But the lesson starts in the classroom, he says, with about 14 hours of instruction on financial institutions, debt, credit, budgets, and various types of taxes. Costly adult...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter