DALLAS -- A unique mixture of personal finance and humor will be unveiled today to students at the Sarah Zumwalt Middle School in Dallas, thanks to Citibank, which is bringing important financial literacy topics into the comic spotlight by sponsoring the premiere of a live, in-school theater show called Mad About Money.
By uniting improv comedy with proven education techniques, Mad About Money helps students understand the basics of personal finance.
Having seen the performance and the students' reactions, I'm very optimistic that Mad About Money will cause young people to think more about the value of saving.
Mad About Money was developed by The National Theatre for Children (NTC), in partnership with Lightbulb Press.
HOUSTON -- A unique mixture of personal finance and humor will be unveiled this week to students at the Patrick Henry and Lamar Fleming Middle Schools in Houston, thanks to Citibank, which is bringing important financial literacy topics into the comic spotlight by sponsoring the premiere of a live, in-school theater show called Mad About
Citing the public's right to know the true cost of California's protectionist milk policies, the consumer coalition Mad About Milk filed a lawsuit today to force California milk regulators to disclose the monthly milk price reports the state purchases from A.
State officials routinely publish only part of this data -- the part it believes supports California's milk marketing policies," said Audrie Krause, executive director of Mad About Milk.
A CDFA attorney originally agreed to make the records available for Mad About Milk to review, but reversed its decision after A.
They even refused to provide Mad About Milk with a blank `boiler plate' contract," said David Greene, an attorney with the First Amendment Project.
Repealing California's protectionist milk marketing policies is a win-win opportunity that will benefit farmers as well as consumers, according to a new report by the consumer coalition Mad About Milk.
And Mad About Milk's new report makes it clear that competition is not going to lower nutrition.
An earlier report by Mad About Milk found that milk prices in California are among the highest in the nation as a result of economic barriers that effectively ban the sale of wholesome natural milk meeting federal standards, and restrict retail price competition.
15, 1998--Noting that the agency's policies directly affect consumers' wallets, the consumer coalition Mad About Milk today challenged the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) to participate in a series of public debates about the impact on consumers of California's protectionist milk policies.
I think it's time to let consumers join this discussion," said Mad About Milk executive director Audrie Krause.
The invitation to participate in a series of public debates sponsored by Mad About Milk was included in a letter from Krause to John C.