In the 80s, NJ, I got 2 months of stuff on that in 7th grade. In 2017, FL, my nephew got 2 months of stuff on that in 7th grade. 8th-12th? Nothing. I’d bet money he gets no more on it from 8th-12th too. US schools simply do not change.

In the 80s, NJ, I got 2 months of stuff on that in 7th grade.
In 2017, FL, my nephew got 2 months of stuff on that in 7th grade.

8th-12th? Nothing.
I’d bet money he gets no more on it from 8th-12th too.

US schools simply do not change.

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Very basic.
How to do basic tax form.
Basics of balancing a checkbook.
What is credit?
What is debit?
What is asset?
What is liability?
What is a budget?

So they’re 12 yrs old. But it doesn’t ‘stick’ because there’s no reinforcement from 12-18 yrs old.

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1948 film on home economics.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LM0gAHUD4WU

Remember that budgeting, taxes and stuff was all “woman’s work”.

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