A recent TIME article explains Oklahoma’s creation of “one of the most comprehensive statewide school-based financial education programs in the country.” Beginning this May, high-school seniors will be required to have a firm understanding of 14 money management concepts in order to graduate.
The Wall Street Journal reports that while more U.S. students are taking personal finance or economics classes than before, many schools have yet to teach either subject. According to CEE’s newly published Survey of the States, high schools in just 24 states offer economics courses, while 22 states have an economics requirement, little changed from the most recent survey two years ago.
In this report from NY1 high-school students at Brooklyn Tech discuss having fun while increasing their understanding of the stock market by playing the personal finance-based games in the Gen i Revolution suite.
In this article, CEE CEO and president Nan Morrison comments on the important role that early childhood economic education plays in forming responsible financial habits later in life.