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Project CHANGE: "Creating Habits and Awareness for the Next Generation's Economy" is a joint partnership between the SEC, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and the Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy.
On November 20, 2009, top officials from the SEC, FINRA and Jump$tart visited 18 elementary schools throughout the country to teach a class on financial literacy. They shared advice on saving, spending and sharing money from a curriculum based on the national standards for financial literacy in grades four through six.
The following schools participated in the inaugural Project CHANGE visits from securities regulators:
- Atlanta - Rivers Elementary School
- Boca Raton, Fla. - Alexander D. Henderson University
- Boston - Joyce Kilmer Elementary School (West Roxbury, MA)
- Chicago - Keller Elementary Gifted Magnet School
- Denver - Lincoln Elementary School
- Fort Worth - S.S. Dillow Elementary School
- Kansas City - Stony Point North Elementary School
- Los Angeles - Open Magnet Charter School
- Miami - Dunbar Elementary School
- New Orleans - International School Of Louisiana
- New York - New Explorations, Science, Tech & Math School
- Philadelphia - William M. Meredith School
- Salt Lake City - Ridgecrest Elementary School
- San Francisco - Robert Stevenson Elementary School
- Seattle - Sacajawea Elementary School
- Washington D.C.
- Thurgood Marshall Elementary School (District of Columbia)
- Ashlawn Elementary School (Arlington, VA)
- Cannon Road Elementary School (Silver Spring, MD)