In this article CEE’s President and CEO Nan Morrison stresses the need
for children to receive proper financial education at school. Studies
have shown that many children learn about personal finance from their
parents, yet many parents are not properly equipped to to teach their
The 2014 Survey of the States found that very few states require
courses in personal finance. Morrison calls upon parents to speak with
teachers and principals about financial education in the curriculum
and to learn about money with their children.