Bauer Business Focus

Bauer Business Focus: Rick Franke

Texas is one of a handful of states that require all high school seniors pass a course in financial literacy in order to graduate. The state provides no extra funding for the coursework, and schools are turning to volunteers to help meet the mandate. Rick Franke, president of Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas, joins Andrew Schneider to discuss what his organization is doing on this week's Bauer Business Focus.

Rick Franke is president of Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas.

Rick Franke and Andrew Schneider

Screenshot of JA Finance Park Virtual, a personal finance educational game

For more, visit Junior Achievement to Boost Personal Finance Training in Houston Schools.



Andrew Schneider

Andrew Schneider

Politics and Government Reporter

Andrew heads Houston Public Media’s coverage of national, state, and local elections. He also reports on major policy issues before the Texas delegations in the U.S. House and Senate, as well as the Texas governorship, the state legislature, and county and city governments. Before taking up his current post, Andrew...

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