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Pandemic Education Circumstances Spark an Interest in Teaching Financial Literacy

24 state legislatures are considering legislation on teaching financial literacy. This interest has mainly been caused by student debt as the pandemic highlighted the economic inequality in the country. In early 2020, high schools in 21 states were requiring their students to take personal finance courses to graduate. Despite this, the intensity of high school-level financial literacy courses varies. The legislation being reviewed would regulate the teaching plans while ensuring that most students in the United States will have the economic knowledge they need to give them the proper outlook on their financial responsibilities. 

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