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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)