The Washington Informer: D.C. Council Eyes Financial Literacy Elective for Students

The Washington Informer, November 13, 2019: D.C. Eyes Financial Literacy Elective for Students

In recent years, conversations about gentrification and income inequality have increasingly focused on the need for residents, and youth in particular, to acquire highly lucrative skillsets and learn how to manage their money in order to maintain a presence in their economically vibrant city.

To that end, numerous programs in D.C. public and public charter schools have expanded offerings for college and career readiness. A growing contingent of elected officials and residents, however, have expressed their desire for accompanying coursework that also helps students avoid the perils of financial mismanagement.

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