Published: Wednesday, May 22 2013 11:15 a.m. MDT
Two other schools made the top 100 list. Both schools are in Davis County.
They are Davis and Syracuse High Schools.Congrats to them as well!
Working In Support of Education (w!se) is an educational not for profit with an
aim to improve the lives of young people through programs that strengthen
financial literacy and readiness for college and the workforce. W!SE’s
Financial Literacy Certification Test is administered as part of W!SE’s
award winning Financial Literacy Certification Program. Schools enrolled in the
Program teach a course or unit on personal finance, receiving instructional
resources from W!SE aligned to national and state standards and then administer
the Certification Test. Students, teachers and schools are recognized based on
student performance on the Test.The Program is sponsored by leading U.S.
institutions including The McGraw-Hill Companies, The Allstate Foundation, Citi
Foundation, The JPMorgan Chase Foundation, Bloomberg, Wells Fargo Foundation, GE
Capital Retail Bank, The NYSE Euronext Foundation, Inc., The Utah Division of
Securities etc. Additional support is provided by The State Departments of
Education in Arkansas, Georgia, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, South Carolina,
Tennessee, Utah and Virginia and other organizations.Source: W!se-NY
This is a huge joke. This is not a national ranking (since the
certification program is not even offered in 22 states) and to claim that it is
is just plain false. If it were, California schools would dominate as they do
all legitimate national high school rankings.
A huge joke, Wastintime? I have 30+ students in the w!se program. I'm not
sure where you get your numbers from, but a simple search of their website shows
they are in 28 states INCLUDING California. Congrats to the schools in the top
Re:sscoaLet's see sscoa, if there are 50 states in the country
and the program is offered in 28 states, then the program is not offered in 22
states, just as I said.Similarly, I did not say that the program is
not offered in California. Do you always hear what you want to hear rather than
what people actually say? A legitimate national ranking would
involve most or all of the high schools in the country. For example the U.S.
News national high school ranking includes all high schools in the country. In
that study, Utah has 3 schools ranked in the top 1,000 (the two schools
mentioned in this article are not among them). California has 211 schools
ranked in the top 1,000.
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