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By Kevin Collison | | August 29, 2019

Excerpt from the news article, “School of Economics Opens Downtown Program for City Kids.

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.

The School of Economics, a program launched in Blue Springs in 1994, is now open for class in a 4,000 square-foot former cafeteria on the third floor of a UMB Financial Corp. office building at 928 Grand.

The program will offer daily, four-hour sessions for children attending KCMO and KCK public schools as well as city charter schools. The school will run 150 school days annually plus offer special summer camp sessions.

“Our mission is to introduce students to the world of business,” said Sue-Ann Johnson, School of Economics executive director.

To read the full story, check it out here.