Financial literacy becomes part of the curriculum standards

(Wash.) Under newly adopted standards aimed at creating a more financially literate population, students in Washington will soon learn how to calculate taxes and interest, and control credit and debt, among other positive spending and saving habits.

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Bills signed targeting bullying, teen suicide

(Calif.) With mental health issues a growing concern for education policy makers, Gov. Jerry Brown signed bills this week aimed at reducing bullying based on religion, restricting confinement of juvenile offenders and promoting model suicide prevention programs.

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