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Apply for a Kohl's Field Trip Grant

Your school can visit Junior Achievement with a grant from Kohl's!

Grants can be used for the 2017-2018 school year. Open to specific schools in predetermined Wisconsin counties. See Official Rules at Kohls.com/FieldTrip for full details. Registration opens February 13, 2017.

Milwaukee Public Schools and JA Continue Partnership

Junior Achievement of Wisconsin is excited to announce that it has extended its partnership with Milwaukee Public Schools and the Learning Journey program through 2021. As part of the MPS Learning Journey, all MPS 5th and 8th graders will be guaranteed programming at JA BizTown and JA Finance Park. The Learning Journey program is facilitated by the Milwaukee Public Schools Foundation, Inc., which is dedicated to providing enhanced learning opportunities for MPS students.

Since the beginning of the MPS Learning Journey in 2012, more than 30,000 MPS students have had to opportunity to visit the JA Kohl's Education Center to learn about budgeting, savings, entrepreneurship, and more.

FOX6 Visits the JA Kohl's Education Center for Tax Day

On Friday, April 16, FOX6 visited the JA Kohl's Education Center for the JA Tax Day event. Students in JA BizTown and JA Finance Park learned how to prepare a 1040-EZ tax form, and then filed their taxes with the JA IRS.

Watch the segment from FOX6 here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Record-Breaking Day at JA Finance Park

On January 5, 2016, 139 students, a new record, visited JA Finance Park! The busy day was a great one for these eighth grade students. 

A Look Inside the JA Kohl's Education Center

Every day in JA BizTown®, elementary school students operate a bank, restaurant, city hall, newspaper, retail store and ten other businesses, while learning about budgeting, taxes, entrepreneurship, and more. In JA Finance Park®, students create a budget and learn about personal finance. Watch the video below to see JA BizTown and JA Finance Park in action

Thanks to Kohl's Cares for producing this video and highlighting the importance of JA BizTown and JA Finance Park as a part of students' financial education.

 

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