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One state is considering mandatory Personal Finance education

Tuesday, July 11, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Brian Pontious
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Personal finance education may be required at Wisconsin public schools

http://www.jsonline.com/story/money/business/2017/06/23/personal-finance-education-may-required-wisconsin-public-schools/423505001/

 

Along with teaching reading, writing and math, Wisconsin public schools could be assigned another fundamental mission — helping students understand basic personal finance concepts such as credit, compound interest and budgeting.

With bipartisan support, the state Assembly last week passed a bill that would require public schools to incorporate financial literacy into their kindergarten-through-12th grade curriculum.


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