Five tips to help teens expand financial knowledge
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Five tips to help teens expand financial knowledge

While 93% of American teens say they know how the economy works, 29% have had no economic schooling, according to a survey of 1,000 U.S. teens ages 13-18 by Wakefield Research on behalf of Junior Achievement and the Charles Koch Foundation.

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A million-dollar lesson plan
Teacher Amy Lagusker-Komen, left, meets with sponsors Sam Neylan, second from left, Kim Arnold and Brendie Heter, right, during a break as Lagusker-Komen attends the Foundations in Personal Finance meeting, held at the William S. Hart Union High School District office in Santa Clarita. Dan Watson/The Signal

A million-dollar lesson plan

After high school graduation, students, often out on their own for the first time, traditionally can struggle with a number of real-world challenges a brick-and-mortar classroom education didn’t really discuss.…

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Summit helps teachers with financial education
Teachers from the William S. Hart Union School District discuss the motivation behind teaching a financial education course this upcoming semester. The 3rd annual summer finance summit was held at the William S. Hart Union School District building Tuesday morning. Eddy Martinez/The Signal

Summit helps teachers with financial education

In an effort to provide students with the financial skills necessary to navigate the world, two local businesswomen have partnered with the William S. Hart Union High School District to…

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Hart District receives grants to teach personal finance
Teachers, administrators and sponsors at a seminar introducing the personal finance curriculum for Hart District students. Courtesy of the Hart District

Hart District receives grants to teach personal finance

Source: William S. Hart Union High School District Students in the William S. Hart Union High School District now have access to an award-winning personal finance curriculum sponsored by two…

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