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Personal Finance as a Second Language

Mike English 264x300 Personal Finance as a Second LanguageBy Mike English, President & CEO, Missouri Council on Economic Education; President, National Association of Economic Educators.

Does the language of Personal Finance intimidate you? Although this subject can be daunting, it is really important and more and more schools now require high school students to take a personal finance class.  Because they are being introduced to the subject for the first time in high school, it can be challenging for many secondary school students.  But imagine being a student in a U.S. classroom who was in a refugee camp just a week before?  How about a student whose parents do not read, write or speak English? Read more…

POSTED: April 9, 2013 | BY: Leslie Rasimas | TAGS: , , , , , ,

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