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Poll: Students Lack Financial Knowledge

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Poll: Students Lack Financial Knowledge

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Poll: Students Lack Financial Knowledge

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Recent surveys show that many high school students don't understand the basics about money and the economy. It's estimated that fewer than a quarter of school-age children receive any financial education classes. NPR's Jack Speer reports.

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