Schools in the News...The Momentum Continues

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Aug 23, 2018
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Schools In News
  • Manson Northwest Webster teacher attends national training; features NGPF Fellow Matt Pohlman (The Messenger)
  • Amanda Medina attends NGPF Summer Institute (Sharyland School News)
  • More states bolstering financial education in their schools (Herald Dispatch)
  • Pelham School District one of few in Massachusetts that requires personal finance (Eagle-Tribune)
  • Kentucky Treasurer visited schools and saw lack of financial literacy; requirement kicks in for KY starting in 2020 (York Dispatch)
  • Nebraska legislators considering how to bolster financial education in schools (Kearney Hub)

About the Author

Tim Ranzetta

Tim's saving habits started at seven when a neighbor with a broken hip gave him a dog walking job. Her recovery, which took almost a year, resulted in Tim getting to know the bank tellers quite well (and accumulating a savings account balance of over $300!). His recent entrepreneurial adventures have included driving a shredding truck, analyzing executive compensation packages for Fortune 500 companies and helping families make better college financing decisions. After volunteering in 2010 to create and teach a personal finance program at Eastside College Prep in East Palo Alto, Tim saw firsthand the impact of an engaging and activity-based curriculum, which inspired him to start a new non-profit, Next Gen Personal Finance.