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In a classroom at Stetson University, computer screens stream real-time financial data as students in the school’s Roland George Investments Program come and go, tracking the performance of an investment portfolio of stocks and bonds. It’s no simulation. For 38 years, the private university in DeLand has been entrusting students with a $3.5-million endowment fund. Across Florida, more than a half-dozen other universities have similar student-managed portfolios that are part of the schools’ endowments. [Source: Florida Trend]

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