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Bring Your Students to JA BizTown | Junior Achievement of Greater Kansas City

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JA BizTown® Components + Benefits

Student Benefits

  • Students play role of citizen, worker, and consumer in a diverse and choice-filled economy
  • See firsthand the importance of citizen rights and responsibilities with on-site elections and philanthropic opportunity
  • Build money management skills by spending, saving, donating, or investing their earned JA BizTown paycheck
  • Understand how business leaders in a variety of industries make decisions and interact with the Kansas City community
  • Essential skills including active listening, problem solving, brainstorming, collaboration, cooperation, creativity, and critical thinking

Curriculum Components

  • 14 teacher-led mini lessons
  • Standards-aligned pre-packaged program:

What Other Teachers are Saying:

JA BizTown® Costs

Junior Achievement of Greater Kansas City makes every effort to keep JA BizTown® costs minimal for school districts. Please refer to the table below to estimate costs to bring your class to JA BizTown®. If this fee presents a significant barrier to your students’ attendance, please contact the JA BizTown Manager at jabiztown@jagkc.org. Junior Achievement cannot guarantee that any exceptions or accomodations can be made to reduce cost. 

Recent Outcomes of JA BizTown®

of JABT students agree that JABT helped them see new ways to solve problems
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of JABT students agree that JABT helped them connect what they learned in the classroom to real life
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of JABT students agree that JABT helped them learn to work with others
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of teachers observed their students actively contributing to group activities during their time at JABT
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of teachers observed their students applying real-world knowledge
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