House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.
Deletes the content of the previous edition and replaces it with the following.
Requires the State Board of Community Colleges to study the creation of a Financial Literacy and Life Skills Instruction Program as a statewide community college curriculum on financial literacy and life skills introduction that is to be delivered through the Community College System Office. Requires a report on the study to the Joint Legislative Education Oversight Committee by February 15, 2016.
Tue, 14 Apr 2015 House: Filed
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 House: Passed 1st Reading
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 House: Ref To Com On Education - Community Colleges
Tue, 28 Apr 2015 House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
Tue, 28 Apr 2015 House: Re-ref Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House
Bill H 756 (2015-2016)Summary date: Apr 28 2015 - More information
Bill H 756 (2015-2016)Summary date: Apr 16 2015 - More information
Enacts new Article 6B, Financial Literacy and Life Skills Instruction, in GS Chapter 115D. Creates a Financial Literacy and Life Skills Instruction Program (Program) to establish statewide community college curriculum on financial literacy and life skills instruction. Requires that the curriculum include basic instruction on financial literacy, personal organization and time management, interpersonal skills and effective communication, decision‑making skills applicable to personal relationships and professional pathways, conflict resolution and negotiation skills, family life education, and civic literacy and character education. Requires the Program to be implemented through the Community Colleges System Office at community colleges that choose to provide the Program.