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Grade 6-8

Why Adopt a Highway?

Time: 60 mins,
Updated: March 24 2021,
Author: Cheryl McGaughey


Students will be able to:

  • Identify reasons why states remove trash on highways.
  • Recognize the potential cost to the taxpayer for removing highway litter.
  • Explain how a volunteer program, Adopt-A-Highway, can save money for state and local governments.
  • Identify the major benefits of this program to the participating organizations.

In this personal finance lesson, students will learn about the successful Adopt-a-Highway program.


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