Requiring financial education in public schools.
Making financial education instruction a graduation prerequisite and a required component of public education.
- The legislature recognizes that acquiring and applying a basic knowledge of personal finance is critical to the economic well-being of all adults and intends to make financial education instruction a graduation prerequisite and a required component of public education.
- Beginning in or before the 2025-26 school year, each school district shall provide high school students with access to no less than one-half credit of financial education instruction.
- Beginning in or before the 2026-27 school year, school districts must provide financial education instruction to all public school students in elementary and middle school grades.
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