New bill looks to give teachers tools to teach financial literacy

Published: Jan. 14, 2019 at 6:18 PM EST
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Kentucky State Treasurer Allison Ball announced a new bill to give teachers the tools to teach financial literacy. Our sister station WKYT has the


If the bill passes, House Bill 1-39 will translate into books, materials and training for teachers so they can educate students on money management.

The goal is to teach Kentucky teens how to balance a checkbook, smart house buying decisions and how to spend less than you make.