JWU’s Exchange City awarded $100,000 grant

PROVIDENCE – Exchange City, an interactive educational and entrepreneurial project for middle and high school students housed on the campus of Johnson & Wales University, has received a $10,000 grant from the Staples Foundation for Learning.

This grant will support two programs offered by Exchange City and Earthworks and allow them to reach more students, said Ken Fish, executive director of Exchange City.
Exchange City provides economics, government and civics programs focused on American enterprise, entrepreneurialism and government.

EarthWorks provides students with intensive math and science curriculum to help improve their academic success in these subject areas.

“Exchange City and EarthWorks provide middle and high school students with invaluable hands-on business experience, financial education, and science education,” said Joy Errico, spokeswoman for Staples Foundation for Learning.

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