New grant creates more education opportunities

CHENEY – For generations, high school students have complained about learning all kinds of things including how to write a five-paragraph essay, find the hypotenuse of a triangle and do textual analysis. But acquiring skills like how to balance a checkbook, pay off loans or learn ways to create a financial budget have been overlooked in curriculum.

New legislation is attempting to change that.

On March 30, Governor Jay Inslee signed Senate bill 5720 into law that requires all school districts, charter schools and state-tribal compact schools to adopt at least one goal that expands the financia...


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