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BizTown allows students to sample financial reality

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No matter what the state of the economy, financial literacy is an important skill to have --from budgeting your incoming money to seeking employment and balancing a checkbook.

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A Westside Elementary School program strives to teach students in 4th and 5th grade about business and economics.

BizTown, a volunteer-run Junior Achievement (JA) capstone program, consists of 19 lessons that culminate in a field trip to Maplewood, Minn., to run a "town."

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Jillian Dexheimer
Jillian Dexheimer has been a copy editor and reporter for the River Falls Journal since 2011. She previously worked for the River Falls Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau. Dexheimer holds a sociology degree from UW-River Falls.
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