AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PROGRAM OF FINANCIAL LITERACY AND LIFE SKILLS INSTRUCTION TO BE OFFERED BY COMMUNITY COLLEGES.
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.