SB 790 Requires public high school students to satisfactorily complete four year-long courses in personal finance education
Sponsor: Clemens
LR Number: 3898S.01I Fiscal Note: 3898-01
Committee: Education
Last Action: 3/28/2006 - Hearing Conducted S Education Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2006

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SB 790 - Under the provisions of this act, beginning in the 2007-2008 school year, regular courses of instruction in the area of personal finance shall be required for all public high school students. The act specifies the topics to be covered in such courses. Prior to the completion of the twelfth grade, each pupil who receives a high school diploma or certificate of graduation on or after January 1, 2011, shall have satisfactorily completed, with a passing grade, four year-long courses in personal finance education.

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education may promulgate rules regarding the implementation and enforcement of this act and shall provide assistance in developing personal finance courses if a district requests assistance.

DONALD THALHUBER