Guest Commentary: Education system overhaul should include new emphasis on financial literacy

Editor’s note: The writer is addressing the question, “Should all graduating high school seniors be required to take courses in personal finance?”

As Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos sets out to reform America’s underperforming public schools, let’s hope she puts their appalling lack of personal finance instruction near the top of her priority list. Our nation’s high schools are flunking badly when it comes to imbuing their students with the key elements of financial literacy.

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