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FISCAL LITERACY TO BE PART OF NEBRASKA SCHOOL’S CURRICULUM

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NEBRASKA SCHOOL STUDENTS WILL BE LEARNING PERSONAL FINANCE SKILLS FROM ELEMENTARY THROUGH HIGH SCHOOL UNDER A PAIR OF BILLS PASSED THIS YEAR BY THE STATE LEGISLATURE.

STATE TREASURER JOHN MURANTE SAYS LB-452 REQUIRES SCHOOLS TO INCLUDE FISCAL LITERACY IN THEIR EDUCATION PROGRAMS:

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STATE SENATOR JULIE SLAMA WORKED TO GET THAT BILL PASSED ALONG WITH HER COMPANION BILL, LB-327:

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MURANTE SAYS HIS DEPARTMENT WILL WORK WITH THE STATE’S DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION IN DEVELOPING THAT PROGRAM:

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SLAMA SAYS SOME SCHOOLS HAVE ALREADY BEEN USING THE CURRICULUM:

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THE COURSEWORK INCLUDES TOPICS SUCH AS CREDIT, BUDGETING, TAXES, DEBT, SAVINGS, INSURANCE, AND INVESTING.