What's the problem?The National Jump$tart Coalition's High School Survey revealed that the financial literacy of teenagers is declining nationally - and sinking even faster in Ohio. The next survey takes place in 2014.
What can we do about it?
Ohio students are finally receiving lessons in personal finance. Ohio Senate Bill 311 mandates that all high schools, “beginning with students who enter the ninth grade for the first time on or after July 1, 2010…integrate the study financial literacy…so that every high school student receives instruction in those concepts." But this is just the beginning.
2013 Jump$tart National Educator Conference - November 1-3
Registration is now open for the 5th annual Jump$tart National Educator Conference. The conference is back in Washington, D.C. this year. It's the next best thing to sightseeing and not watching Congress bickering. Don't miss it!
National Jump$tart Coalition on Facebook!
Got Facebook? If not, here's a good reason to get it. Check out the latest National Jump$tart Coalition news, event information and Educator Conference happenings. Blink and you'll miss a tweet. NatlJumpStart on Facebook will keep you in the loop. Blink on.
How Do Financial Literacy and Financial Behavior Vary by State?
This survey reveals why Ohioans should spend less time watching the Bucks, and learn more about managing their bucks.
M@dAbout TV: The Cool Show for Kids That's Crazy Interested in Everything!
Columbus: Saturday 2:00 PM - WOW Channel 283, Insight Channel 192, GTN Channel 23
Cincinnati: Saturday 10:30 AM and 10:30 AM - WLWT; Sunday 8:00 AM - WKRC/EKRC Channel 12
Cleveland: Saturday 10:00 AM and 10:30 AM - WOIO
Dayton: Sunday 7:00 AM - WBDT (CW) Channel 26
Toledo: Saturday 9:30 AM - WUPW (Fox) Channel 36
Youngstown: Saturday 1:30 PM - WBCB (CW) Channel 20