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A Sound Investment: High school course teaches personal finance to Philly youth

Dan LaSalle, a teacher and administrator at Olney Charter High School, founded the Philly Finance Cooperative, a course designed to give high school students real-world experience in money management. LaSalle pursued two years of schooling at Community College of Philadelphia, then transferred to a four-year university, allowing him to save and pay much of his tuition with need- and merit-based scholarships.  Grid Magazine