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

Business Reporter

Andrew Schneider joined News 88.7 in January 2011. Since arriving in Houston, he has reported on the many changes wrought on the region’s economy by the revolution in domestic oil and gas production. His non-energy reporting runs the gamut from white-collar crime to cattle ranching. His work has aired on...

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