Jasmine Brown: The woman with a plan to end teenage financial illiteracy

DeNaye Alston Raleigh, NC Raleigh

When it comes to teaching financial literacy, the Council of Economic Education gives North Carolina high schools a grade B. B grades are given to states that have personal finances embedded in already required courses. In North Carolina’s case this class is Civics and Economics, typically a sophomore level class, with ten topics to cover. Of these ten, only two topics or 20% cover personal ... ... more