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Biztown - Kids Run the City

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A group of fourth graders from Corvian Community School took over the Junior Achievement Biztown in Charlotte.

Biztown is a city where the kids are in charge. They run the city, run the businesses and learn what it takes to own and operate a company. They also learn important communication and team building skills that will help them succeed later in life.

For more information on JA Biztown, visit Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas

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