Education Dive: Student Debt Prevention Lessons
Linda Jacobsen gives an overview of the “Roadmap For Their Future” written by seven parents who help families plan for college. Jacobsen highlights the guide as a tool parents can use for kids of all ages to help minimize potential student debt. The roadmap includes activities like a grocery store game for preschoolers, a way to teach compound interest to fifth-graders and a stock market exercise for teenagers. Though the guide is primarily a resource for parents, Betty Lochner notes it is “rich with ideas and activities for educators” as well.
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