High school seniors learn how to save now so they can spend later

The auction items went quick, some for just a few dollars and others for more than a thousand. It was one of the final economics lessons for Mary Persons High School seniors, as they spent the fake classroom money they’d saved up during the year. Twelfth-graders at the school are required to take two semesters of economics, and this is the second year that teachers Jana Peacock and Chuck Simmons have incorporated a financial literacy program into their curriculum.

Posted in Quick News on May, 2017