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.
Junior Achievement is offering a unique experience for St. Louis area students. Biztown gives hands-on lessons in running a business and personal finance.
Student Perspective: Jewish Cemetery Vandalism
Ladue Horton Watkins Senior Ian Mason covers the vandalism of a historic Jewish cemetery in University City.
Color Coded Kids
Color Coded Kids is a programming enrichment program that serves minority kids from ages 8 to 12 in the St. Louis area.
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