Wisconsin Teachers Get Financial LiteracyTraining

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PEWAUKEE, Wis., - (06/20/05) -- The Wisconsin CU League said it isfinancing threw-week workshops in financial literacy this summerfor area teachers to help them teach students about money matters.Almost 20 credit unions from around the state are sponsoring 25local teachers to attend the workshops, called the NationalInstitute of Financial and Economic Literacy. The workshops willinclude sessions on paychecks, financial contracts andentrepreneurship; savings, investor education and insurance; andcredit and money. The is the fifth year the league has sponsoredthe workshops, organized by the Jump$start Coalition for PersonalFinancial Literacy, a group of public and private organizationsworking to improve financial literacy in Wisconsin.

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