PBS To Air CU Focus Group

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NEW YORK - (06/09/06)-- The National Youth Involvement Boardannounced Thursday that the Public Broadcasting System is expectedto air a live youth focus group on finances and credit unions,pending funding of its proposed youth financial educationtelevision show, BizKid$, a project with credit unions. The sessionwill be broadcast live nationally at the NYIB’s annualconference in San Antonio, August 1-4. Biz Kid$, which has receivedmore than $2 million in credit union funding, is a joint project ofthe Emmy Award winning producers of Bill Nye the Science Guy andJunior Achievement Worldwide. The national program will be a seriesof half-hour television programs on entrepreneurship and financialliteracy, targeted to the nation’s elementary and middleschool students.

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