Monthly Archives: April 2016


GC Students Learn Financial Education With Online Program

Originally posted on Learning the value of a dollar is an important lesson for all and a program in use at Gate City High School is teaching students how to spend and save wisely. In 2011, the Commonwealth of Virginia began including financial literacy courses in their required curriculum for high school students. The inclusion of these classes in addition to traditional academic courses [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:58+00:00April 6th, 2016|Tags: |

Program helps local students learn how to manage money

Originally posted on LIBERTY, Ill. (WGEM) -April is national financial literacy month and Liberty High School is teaching its students about the importance of managing their money. With the help of Members First Community Credit Union, the school is usingĀ a web-based program to give students real-life scenarios where they have to choose how to responsibly budget their money. This is a lesson students know [...]

By |2017-01-25T20:51:02+00:00April 6th, 2016|Tags: |

Program helps students learn financial literacy

Originally posted on Perry Bentsen loves it when he can tell that students are learning a tough topic such as financial literacy. Bentsen, a high school math educator in the Rock Island-Milan School District, leads ESL, or English as a Second Language, classes at Rock Island High School. He has used the Banzai financial literacy program for the past two years. In math, Bentsen [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:58+00:00April 4th, 2016|Tags: |