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SA Teens Receive Personal Finance Skills with JA of South Texas & AT&T

JA of South Texas is bringing important financial literacy lessons to at-risk students in San Antonio as part of a contribution from AT&T through its AT&T Aspire initiative. Seventh and eighth grade students at Leal MS and Anson Jones MS will experience the 13-week JA Finance Park® program, which helps students build a foundation of personal finance skills through in-class learning and an experiential real-life simulation.   [continue reading]

JA initiative expands to Palo Alto College, Harlandale, Edgewood

Twelve years after Stephanie Villarreal spent the second grade in Ramiro Macias’ class at Bellaire Elementary School, she returned, carrying the same tiny pair of wooden shoes Macias gave all his students that year after his vacation in the Netherlands.

This time, though, Villarreal became the teacher.  [continue reading]

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