Joanne JacobsMay 102 minCalifornia voters may require 'financial literacy' classThe banker told the college-bound students how to open a checking account, write a check, make a deposit and balance the account, and...

Joanne JacobsJan 112 min'School math' is boring: Students want 'real math'"Math is important, but we’re being taught the wrong kind of math," say high school students in a YouthTruth survey. While 57 percent...

Joanne JacobsDec 28, 20232 minNeither a borrower nor a lender be: States add 'financial lit' mandatesShould I borrow to pay tuition at a private college? How much will that car loan really cost? How do I write a budget? Wisconsin will...

Joanne JacobsAug 16, 20231 minGen Z teens want practical skills, on-the-job learningGen Z teens are very practical, writes Bruno Manno on The 74. In the recent Question the Quo survey, high school students say they want...

Joanne JacobsJan 19, 20232 minHow much math?British students who pass a national math exam at 15 or 16 don't have to take any more math, unless they need higher-level math for...

Joanne JacobsJan 19, 20232 minTeach practical skills -- not college prep -- says post-pandemic pollThe pandemic has changed Americans' priorities for K-12 education, writes Greg Toppo on The 74. Preparing for college, ranked #10 in...