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South Carolina bill would command high schoolers take personal finance class

A new bill has reportedly been pre-filed in South Carolina that would require high school students in the state to take a personal finance class.

Under the legislation from Republican state Sen. Luke Rankin, high school students would be required to take something like one half-credit personal finance course and pass a test at the finish of the school year so as to graduate, a neighborhood ABC station reported on Wednesday.

The proposed course would reportedly replace economics necessities in the current educational programs.

The bill, which is as of now sitting in the state Senate Education Committee, likewise reportedly expresses that the State Department of Education would be tasked with building up a new educational programs to incorporate the required coursework before July 2020, whenever passed.

The report arrives that week two lawmakers in Rhode Island presented a bill that would likewise require high schools students learn about personal finance, the Providence Journal reported.

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