Despite New Law, California Lags in Personal Finance Education

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KQED The California Report – In an article on a state law that requires financial literacy be taught as of the official state curriculum, personal finance instruction in California remains a patchwork effort often totally reliant on the efforts of individual schools or teachers. CSUSB economics professor Jim Charkins is quoted. “Personal financial education is definitely on a hit or miss basis,” said California State University, San Bernardino Professor Jim Charkins. “Some schools, some school districts are very interested in it. Others are ignoring it.”

The article was published on May 30, 2016

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