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PERSONAL FINANCE SEEN AS BIG GAP IN MASS. EDUCATION LANDSCAPE

By Katie Lannan
STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE

STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, OCT. 11, 2017....Eric Swansburg, a business teacher at King Philip Regional High School, passed a 100-question test around his class last week to gauge students' knowledge on saving, investing, insurance, banking, inflation and other finance matters.

The test came back to him with 53 questions answered correctly and 47 wrong.

"So I said, OK, we know that there's a problem," Swansburg recounted Wednesday. He said he asked his students, "Do you guys care about this stuff, are you interested, are you intrigued?"


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