Dec 27, 2023

Best of 2023: Top Media Mentions

In 2023, eight new states passed laws guaranteeing a personal finance course for all high school students (implementation dates vary), bringing the total to 25 Guarantee States. As the movement continues to gain momentum, media attention on financial education has also increased. Here are the top media mentions of NGPF in the past 12 months. 


  1. More States Now Require Financial Literacy in High Schools (The New York Times)
  2. More than half of U.S. high school students will take a personal finance class before graduation, following the passage of a new Pennsylvania law (CNBC)
  3. More US States Teach Financial Education in High School (Voice of America)
  4. Here's how to get really smart about money matters, Brown grad writes (NY Post)
  5. Massachusetts schools are among the best. Except for financial literacy. (Boston Globe)
  6. Dollars and sense: Can financial literacy help students learn math? (Christian Science Monitor)
  7. How Today's Teens Get More Financial Firepower Than Past Generations (The Wall Street Journal)
  8. Finlit makes the grade in high schools (Investment News)
  9. Prince George's Co. schools close out financial literacy month with tips on managing money (WTOP)
  10. Personal finance class for students at Stuyvesant HS proves popular, NY lawmakers call for financial courses to be mandatory at all high schools (The Villager)


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About the Author

Hannah Rael

As NGPF's Marketing Communications Manager, Hannah (she/her) helps spread the word about NGPF's mission to improve the financial lives of the next generation of Americans.

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