Introduced by Rep. Diana Farrington (R) on July 1, 2021
To revise state high school graduation requirements that require 2.0 credits in a language other than English by reducing this to 1.5 credits, and adding a .5 credit “financial literacy” requirement. The Michigan Department of Education would be required to develop "content expectations" for the personal finance course. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Education Committee on July 1, 2021
Reported in the House on November 2, 2021
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
To revise state high school graduation requirements by adding a new one, that schools offer and students take a one-semester “personal finance” course, which would also substitute for a portion of the math credits that are currently required. The Michigan Department of Education would be required to develop the personal finance course.