Junior Achievement has long been leading schools in educating young children about business and personal finanace. Biztown is an extension of that learning by giving St. Louis area students a chance to experience running a business, keeping track of their earnings and spending within a small community. They also get o see how a town works. This experiential learning helps them prepare to go into the real world.
There’s a lot more to education than blackboards and textbooks. Behind the Minds takes you behind the school doors to highlight educational initiatives within St. Louis city and county K-12 schools. Watch for teachers, staff, administrators, and students who will blow your mind with innovative ideas and programs.
Books N Bros
Started by 11 year old Sidney Keys III, the Books N Bros reading club is giving boys a fun place to discover and discuss African American literature and history
"What Is Your Hope?"
At the beginning of the year, one Parkway school asked students and teachers to write down their hopes for the year. Now, we find out if their hopes came true.
New Ideas for Catholic Schools
The NCEA (National Catholic Educational Association) held it's annual expo in St. Louis to highlight trends and best practices in Catholic education.
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