Briefly Noted: SM East earns distinction for personal finance program

SM East is among 887 high school recognized for providing students with access to personal finance education.

SM East earns distinction for personal finance instruction. NGPF, a California-based non-profit focused on expanding personal finance education to high school students, has given Shawnee Mission East the distinction of being a Gold Standard School. ““With some of life’s biggest financial decisions looming – first jobs and cars, college selection, financial aid applications – high school is when students need a comprehensive personal finance education,” said NGPF co-founder Tim Ranzetta. “Requiring at least a semester course is the only airtight way to guarantee access for all. We’re thrilled to recognize these 887 Gold Standard schools for doing just that.”