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Representatives of PBMares-Harrisonburg dropped by recently to present this big check, symbolic of grant support that we'll be using to promote financial literacy in the Harrisonburg and Rockingham County Public Schools. From left are Kevin…
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Vice Chair Appears On The Mike Schikman Show
Stephanne Byrd, Vice Chair of the Board at YES, recently appeared on The Mike Schikman Show. On the December 30th, 2021 episode, Stephanne and Mike discuss the founding of YES, our mission, and why economics and financial literacy are so…
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Cash Flow exhibit dedicated at Explore More
The Explore More Discovery Museum's Cash Flow exhibit has been dedicated! In this exhibit, kids use museum currency (green balls) to earn, save, invest, spend, and share. Here is the museum's description of the new exhibit. The green balls…
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YES-supported teachers sweep state competition
Lauren Shifflett, right, was congratulated by South River Elementary School Principal Ashley Houff upon finding out about her state award (authored jointly with Laura Sunder-Rao of Elkton Elementary School). Three projects supported by Your…
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Community support drives Mini-Economy!
The summer of 2021 was a great time for youth entrepreneurship in the local Boys & Girls Clubs. With support from YES, local programs ran mini-economies that taught lessons in economics and entrepreneurship. "The programs went great. In…
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YES-supported teacher wins national first-place award
Lauren Shifflett of Elkton Elementary School has won the John Morton Award for 2021 as the most outstanding elementary economic educator nationally. John Morton Awards are given annually by the Council for Economic Education in elementary, middle…
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Classic video series with teachers’s guides restored
With the help of resources from YES, a classic economic education video series from the Shenandoah Valley has been restored from VHS cassettes. Now made available on YouTube, "Money Matters: The Role of Money in an Economy," features exemplary…
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Home Front Economics gets a national mention!
YES's new video series "Home Front Economics" was one of the topics of discussion in the national podcast by the National Association of Economic Educators that went live December 17. The video series helps parents and students learn at home,…
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Parents and kids explore home and learn economics in new video series
Parents and kids are spending a lot of time learning at home these days. Wednesdays can be a problem in some schools' "AB" schedules. But here's an exciting way for parents and kids to learn economics at home -- Home Front Economics! Each…
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YES-supported teachers sweep state awards competition.
Michaela Minore and Cesar Gonzalez have won the top prize statewide in economic education competition for a project developed at Skyline Middle School. In “Career and Personal Finance (Online Learning Modules),” students explored potential…
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Virginia Leads The Way in Economics and Personal Finance Education.
Virginia is a national leader in economics and personal finance education, having adopted a required class for high school graduation beginning with the class of 2015. The economics and personal finance class became a statewide requirement as…
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Local Student Wins Statewide InvestWrite Competition.
Emma Goehner, a 10th grader at Blue Ridge Christian High School, won first place in the statewide high school division of the InvestWrite Competition in the Spring of 2019 for her essay on Sam Walton, the founder of Walmart. This contest is…