Personal Finance Education Legislation

They say” “25 states have introduced personal finance education legislation so far this year.”

There’s been an extra push to get personal finance education into high schools across the country this year, following the coronavirus pandemic.

So far in 2021, 25 states in the U.S. have introduced legislation that would add personal finance education to their high school curriculum, according to Next Gen Personal Finance’s bill tracker.

Bills in Arkansas, Hawaii and Nebraska have been passed this year and signed into law. Bills in four more states — Colorado, Nevada, Rhode Island and Texas — have passed and are awaiting governors’ signatures.

“In recent years, I haven’t seen this many [bills] that have been significant and that have made it to the governor’s desk,” said Tim Ranzetta, co-founder of Next Gen Personal Finance, a personal finance education non-profit.

READ more online at: https://www.cnbc.com/2021/06/03/25-states-have-introduced-personal-finance-education-bills-this-year.html

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