Wednesday, June 08, 2005

See it coming

Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis: Foreclosures on my Mind
A West Virginia bill passed in the Legislature this year requires high schools to start teaching students the basics of personal finance, initiating them into the mundane world of balancing checkbooks, paying off loans and sweating out investments. Just seven other states have such a requirement.

These courses have long been offered as high school electives in West Virginia, but now they’ll be covered in the core curriculum, mandatory for graduation starting with the class of 2008.
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