Every two years, the Council for Economic Education (CEE) conducts a comprehensive look into the state of K-12 economic and financial education in the United States, collecting data from all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
2016 Key Findings
- Since 2014, two additional states include personal finance in their K-12 standards and require those standards to be taught.
- While more states are implementing standards in personal finance, the number of states that require high school students to take a course in personal finance remains unchanged since 2014 – just 17 states.
- Only 20 states require high school students to take a course in economics – that’s less than half the country and two fewer states than in 2014.
- There has been no change in the number of states that require standardized testing of economic concepts – the number remains at 16.
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