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Since public schools became a statewide system in 1839, educators have sought ways, including the Literacy Fund and Senate Bill 2, to divide funding between state and local governments.
The North Carolina Council on Economic Education continues its core mission promoting economic education and personal financial literacy through a variety of educational programs. New members of the council are working to develop personal financial literacy programs in public schools, as mandated by recent state legislation.
Financial literacy education is starting to become a better-known topic within our North Carolina public school systems. A few bills have been passed requiring education curriculum to incorporate general economics, money management, savings and investment, and general banking procedures. With better financial management skills, there may be fewer bankruptcies and foreclosures, and lower consumer debt.