NEW YORK (4/12/11)--Representatives from Biz Kid$, the Emmy-award winning financial literacy series on public television, rang the New York Stock Exchange closing bell Monday to celebrate the launch of five new episodes this month. Lauren du Pree, one of the show’s hosts, and Roxanne Kruger, vice president of the Washington Credit Union Foundation, rang the bell. They were joined on the bell podium by Jamie Hammond and Jeannine Glista, executive producers of Biz Kid$, along with eight young entrepreneurs from Chicago, Boston, Washington D.C., and New York who have been featured on the series. While in New York, the group was interviewed live on Fox News Online about business, financial literacy and Biz Kid$. Biz Kid$ is a national financial literacy initiative, which includes a TV series, outreach activities, free curriculum, a website and a monthly newsletter. It is sponsored by America’s credit unions.