12-07-09: Li’l Brokers

December 6, 2009 at 7:28 pm Leave a comment

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Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot has been pushing recently for a new high school graduation requirement: financial literacy. Some Maryland middle schools are already on that train. A curriculum called Stocks in the Future is teaching area tweens how to invest – and with regular attendance and good grades, these students earn money to invest in real stocks. We visit a local middle school Stocks in the Future classroom, and then Sheilah talks to the program’s founder, Pat Bernstein.

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