Flash Survey Results: Advocating for Financial Education
As more states move to increase access to financial education for their students, we were curious: What has your experience been in advocating for financial education? Now, with data in hand, here's a quick summary of the results:
- 81% of respondents indicate that they have advocated for a personal finance class or content in their school, district, or state
- Administration (64%), students (62%), colleagues (61%), and parents (60%) are the most reported supporters of financial education advocacy efforts
- The two major barriers to increasing access to financial education are displacement of other electives (52%) and the cost of adding a new course or additional sections (48%)
For those who HAVE advocated for personal finance education:
For those who have NOT advocated for personal finance education:
Looking for resources to help you advocate for personal finance education? Check out our #FinHero page, complete with research reports and a handy Teacher Toolkit!