Education

Genetics and environmental factors contribute to how socioeconomic status shapes the brain architecture

Your education, your job, your income, the neighborhood you live in: Together these factors are considered to represent socioeconomic status (SES) and contribute to a variety of health and social outcomes, from physical and mental health to educational achievement and cognitive capacities. The brain acts as an obvious mediator between SES and many of these …

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The Only States That Teach Personal Finance (and What You’ll Have to Teach Kids Yourself)

Photo: worawit_j (Shutterstock) Recently, Georgia became the 13th state in the country to mandate personal finance education for high school students. According to Next Gen Personal FinanceGeorgia joins Alabama, Florida, Iowa, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Ohio, Tennessee, Utah, and Virginia in requiring teens to take at least one semester of personal finance …

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Longview ISD honors 3 former students at Distinguished Alumni ceremony | News

The work and dedication of three former Longview ISD students will live on for years after an unveiling Friday. Longview ISD presented three honorees with an inscribed brick during the annual Distinguished Alumni ceremony at the Lobo Foundation Plaza at the high school. This year’s honorees are Kay Ray (Class of 1970), Rogers Pope Jr. …

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Finland’s big new export to India: Education | Business and Economy News

Bengaluru, India– Playdough is not a common mathematics teaching aid. But at Jain Heritage School in the upmarket neighborhood of Whitefield in Bengaluru, India’s tech capital, it is among the options that primary school teachers use to make numbers fun. Instead of learning by rote, children are encouraged to shape playdough into different numerals. They …

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How to teach your kids to have a healthy relationship with money

Many parents intend to teach their children to have a healthy relationship with money but end up falling short – even though a majority say personal finance lessons are best taught at home. Some 83% of adults say parents should teach their kids about personal finances, according to a CNBC + Acorns Invest in You …

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Americans think parents should teach kids about money yet many don’t

Most Americans believe it is the job of parents to teach their kids about money. Yet many don’t actually talk to their children about finances, a CNBC + Acorns Invest in You survey found. Some 83% of US adults said parents are the most responsible for educating their children on the topic, according to the …

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Parents can’t be only ones to teach our children about finance

Monkeybusinessimages | Istock | Getty Images Some people oppose school-based financial education because they believe teaching kids about money is the parents’ responsibility – and frankly, it should be. But what about the kids whose parents or guardians don’t have the personal finance skills or experience to adequately instruct their children? Where can they go …

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FHS personal finance team third in state | Community

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88% of adults support mandating personal finance education

Most adults in the US support guaranteed access to personal finance education for high school students. Eighty-eight percent of adults surveyed by the National Endowment for Financial Education said their state should require either a semester or year long personal finance course for graduation. The survey of 1,030 adults was conducted in March. More from …

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Do Billionaires Have Too Much Money?

Editor’s note: In this Future View, students discuss billionaires and wealth disparity. Next week we’ll ask, “Responding to Covid, American colleges increasingly relied on remote learning, and, once in place, these distance learning courses are proving hard to halt. Is this move towards online classes for traditional college education a good trend? “ Students should …

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