Financial literacy http://waer.org en "Mad City" Puts Solvay High School Students in Real-Life Financial Scenarios http://waer.org/post/mad-city-puts-solvay-high-school-students-real-life-financial-scenarios <div>Who knew day care costs so much? &nbsp;You mean I have to buy insurance? &nbsp;Oops, guess we can’t afford that new smart phone. &nbsp;</div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Those were just some of the real-life financial lessons being learned Friday at </span>Solvay<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> High School at an event called Mad City. &nbsp; Each student is given a packet with their assigned occupation, salary, and some debt. &nbsp;they then visit the various “merchants” who sell food, cars, furniture, clothes, and so on. Fri, 10 Jan 2014 22:11:45 +0000 Scott Willis 12973 at http://waer.org "Mad City" Puts Solvay High School Students in Real-Life Financial Scenarios