Champlain College's Center for Financial Literacy, using national data, has graded all 50 states and the District of Columbia (D.C.) on their efforts to produce financially literate high school graduates. What the grading shows is that we have a long way to go before we are a financially literate nation.
Only five states earned an A and, sadly, 27 states received grades C, D or F.
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This article was written by a staff member of TheStreet.