Hundreds of parents, staff, students, elected officials and community members attended a grand opening and ribbon cutting for Thomas Edison High School of Technology’s new building on Wednesday, Oct. 10.
Is your New Year's resolution to better manage your personal finances? How about to put a little extra change into the piggy bank? According to a new survey conducted by the National Financial Educators Council, increasing your knowledge about financial literacy should be at the top of your 2018 resolution list.
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.