What are evidence-based alternatives to state financial education mandates and how effective are they? (February 2, 2021)

Recent research studies further support the short-term and long-term, positive impacts of K-12 financial education. Yet, mandating financial education within the K-12 education system at the state level has it’s challenges. School curricula is not the only tool available to promote the financial well-being for young adults. Models of effective statewide financial education initiatives may be driven by actors outside of, or in partnership with, a state’s education department, state treasurer’s office, state commission, business association or nonprofit foundation. This event explored existing alternate approaches to statewide financial education.

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