By Sue-Ann Johnson
As my 10th anniversary of leading the School Of Economics approaches next month, I think about how much the program has evolved since 1994.
The SOE team is seeking help from community members to learn how our programs can better serve black and brown students and under-resourced schools.
It was a very difficult decision, but we have decided to close SOE to the public for the remainder of 2020.
Thank you for all the work you do and for being a part of our extended SOE family.
We have remained in contact with teachers and administrators as we all work through this challenging time. It is our hope that we will be able to have students attend our SOE locations again this semester.
Watch the live interview by KC Live promoting the opening of our second SOE location at UMB Bank in Kansas City.
A program that’s been educating tens of thousands of suburban fifth and sixth graders about the business world for 25 years has opened a new downtown space to serve city kids.
If you grew up in suburban Kansas City in the 1990s, you probably remember taking a field trip to Exchange City or the Blue Springs School of Economics, simulated towns run entirely by 10-year-olds.
Watch the live interview by Fox 4 News covering the ribbon cutting ceremony of our second SOE location at UMB Bank in Kansas City.
Money doesn’t grow on trees. It’s that kind of financial wisdom one metro nonprofit has been teaching, and now, that group is growing thanks to some help from one of the metro’s top banks.
Everyone was assigned jobs, and you worked those jobs for fake currency you could spend at various shops in Exchange City to learn about the soul-crushing reality of our capitalist system.
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