BizTimes Money Weekly: Local schools receive financial literacy grants

The Governor’s Council on Financial Literacy has awarded $250,000 in financial literacy grants to 24 school districts around the state, including three in the Milwaukee area.

Milwaukee Public Schools received $30,000, West Allis-West Milwaukee School District received $30,000 and the Business and Economics Academy of Milwaukee Inc. received $10,000 in grants to fund ongoing financial education programs and events for K-12 students. The funds were awarded in cooperation with the Department of Financial Institutions, the Department of Public Instruction and the Wisconsin Women’s Council using settlement funds that had been paid out to the DFI. For more, read the BizTimes Money Weekly

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