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Students get taste of life after school


January 25, 2018

Jamie Cushman

United Way volunteer Jennifer Ryan pays Clovis High School Freshman Academy student Alejandro Duarte after pawning an item during Reality Day on Tuesday.

CLOVIS — The oft-repeated question from high school students — "When are we going to use this in real life?" — was answered on Wednesday during Reality Day at the Clovis High School Freshman Academy.

Volunteers from the United Way of Eastern...

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Reader Comments

Steve Gershon writes:

I love this, as a business owner I love the reality of life. Most schools don't teach these survival skills, its more a state program to teach the test to satisfy government for money. One of the questions I always ask when I hire, is do you know how to make change with out a p.o.s system showing them. No, so the interview is over, sorry i don't need you. I personally would volunteer my time to help with this and explain business to any kids interested. Thanks for this program, still i love it.


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