Mar 12, 2021 06:32 UTC
Mar 12, 2021 at 06:32 UTC
High school students in Georgia appearance set to be trained about crypto after a novel financial literacy package was accepted by the Georgia House of Legislatures.
The Georgia House of Legislatures has approved a bill that calls for state education bureaucrats to tool a study program founded around financial literacy for high schoolers — & cryptocurrency is on the prospectus list.
The bill approved the lower chamber of Georgia on 8 March through a vote of 169-2. The bill was backed by 6 Republican candidates & has been directed to the Senate for additional deliberation. The program plans 16 areas of financial literacy to be studied by students in the 10th or 11th grade.
The bill’s text held:
‘The State Board of Education will recommend a program of study in personal financial literacy to be finished by students throughout high school.’
Cryptocurrency has originated himself on the list, along with additional traditional subjects like investing, money management, balancing a checkbook, loan applications, & tax assessments.
Though, given crypto’s lowly ranked at number sixteen out of sixteen subjects, it might not be the most complete overview. But at smallest it is a start.
Georgia’s bill is not the 1st time cryptocurrency has been comprised in a high school curriculum. Back in 2019, the French education ministry useful a BTC & cryptocurrency module to its high school curriculum.
The module was intended to give students a basic information of cryptocurrency in relation to the traditional financial world. The module lacking students to answer questions like ‘Is BTC the currency of the future?’, ‘Can BTC replace the Euro?’ & ‘Do you have faith in your currency?’.
And viewing it is never too initial to learn about crypto, on International Women’s Day a 3-year-old BTC educator spoke at the online Women of the Future crypto & blockchain conference. The young educator, Lily Knight, before expired half viral in the crypto world after freeing a video about Bitcoin’s incomplete supply using Skittles candy for graphic representation.