Article and Photo by: Debbie Cowan
“Whew, managing money is harder than it looks,” sighed a 4th grade student at Adair Elementary School. Another student responded, “Managing money is a big responsibility. I thought it was easy until today.”
These students, along with all of their 4th grade classmates, had just visited they school gym to participate in the “Dollar and Sense” Program. This program, designed to introduce elementary school students to concepts in economics and budgeting, provided students with an opportunity to make their own financial decisions.