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State Requirements - Georgia

2004 GA State Board of Education

No legislation specifically mandating Personal Finance Education requirement.

In 2004 Georgia's State Board of Education approved the new Georgia Performance Standards (GPS) Social Studies Curriculum which strengthens economics content across K-8 grades and explicitly includes Personal Finance in all grades, including high school beginning Fall 2006. The required high school Economics course entitled, 'Let's Make It Personal' is now clustered around five themes: Fundamental, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, International, Personal Finance.  

Status Description:
Personal Finance Education Provided within Social Studies Economics Content Standards 'Let's Make It Personal' Required for High School Graduation.

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