Public high school students in Florida are now required to take financial literacy courses, as a graduation requirement.
Governor Ron DeSantis said he wants students to be prepared for the real world. Thus, the many high schoolers of Florida are about to get educated on financial literacy as the new law requires public high school students to take financial literacy courses.
According to the report from WFLA, many public high schoolers in Florida now need to take financial literacy courses, as the new law requires those who are in high school to take financial literacy courses in order to graduate high school.
This is because Governor Ron DeSantis said he wants the students to be prepared for the real world and getting better educated through financial literacy courses that the students need to take. People, including parents, said that the requirement of learning through financial literacy courses is good as now high schoolers will be taught and learn about taxes, how to save money, as well as investing.
Public high schoolers now need to learn about money management and financial literacy through the required financial literacy courses. Wealth Advisor, Brian Carr, said that he is thrilled to see the impact of financial literacy courses on his son as kids do not really listen well to parents on these kinds of matters. He also said that financial literacy courses could definitely have an economic impact on the state of Florida.
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Public high school students will soon receive instruction on the fundamentals of applying for loans, insurance, and even managing bank accounts.
Mary Kushin, a parent, said that these financial literacy courses are something that all children need to learn to understand how finances work. She also said that the students are responsible for making the community better and they need the resources and tools to be able to do that.
The new law that requires students to take financial literacy courses also reduces the number of required elective credits for the students, making it from 8 to 7 ½.