Financial Literacy Taught to Newton High School Students

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Financial Literacy Program in Newton Cambridge Savings Bank recently concluded its CSBsmart Financial Education Program at Newton North and South High Schools. The program taught students critically important financial skills through a four-lesson curriculum focusing on budgeting, saving, managing a checking account, credit smarts, and fraud awareness. Here are some examples: 1.      “Lunchtime Loan” – uses a […]

High Schools That Send The Most Kids to Ivy League: Newton North and Newton South (WSJ)

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The Wall Street Journal looked at the freshman class at 10 highly selective colleges (i.e.e Ivy League), counted them up, and ranked the high schools — private day and boarding, public, and magnet — by the number of kids sent. While you would expect elite boarding schools like Andover and Philips Exeter to do well, Newton South High School and Newton North High School both make the list sending in 23 or 6% of its class and 25 or 4% of its class respectively.