April 2021 Flash Survey Results: How do you get a new course approved?
After announcing Mission 2025, a grant program awarding $1,000 to schools implementing a new standalone personal finance elective course during or after the 2021-2022 school year, we were curious about how new courses are approved at schools across the country. A special thank you to the 644 respondents of the survey -- we were able to gain valuable insight into your school’s course approval process and we are excited to share the survey results with everybody.
We also asked respondents who had experience adding a new course the following:
Here are the insights we were able to gather from teachers who have experience getting a new course approved:
Feeling deterred by these challenges? If so, be sure to check out the "You don't have to reinvent the wheel!" section of the Mission 2025 page. NGPF has created a course approval template as well as a course syllabus template that is ready for you to use. And as you know, the NGPF curriculum is free and NGPF is offering $1,000 grants for schools adding a semester-long personal finance class!
We also asked respondents who didn't have experience adding a new course the following questions: