Florida House Bill Would Require High School Students to Complete Financial Literacy Course Before Graduation

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The House PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee on Wednesday unanimously approved a bill (HB 1115) that would add the requirement for students entering high school as of the 2022-2023 school year.

TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA (FOX 35) – Florida lawmakers could require high-school students to take a financial literacy course as a condition for graduation.

The House PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee on Wednesday unanimously approved a bill (HB 1115) that would add the requirement for students entering high school as of the 2022-2023 school year.

Students would be required to earn 7 ½ credits in elective courses, a decrease from the currently required eight elective credits.

A half-credit course in personal financial literacy and money management would be added as a graduation requirement.

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