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MAKING FISCAL SENSE AT STATE CAPITOL

Kimball Students Testify At Legislative Hearing

Three seniors from Kimball High School testified last week during a Legislative Hearing in the State Capitol in Lincoln. They are Corey Gardner, Izaak Rohde, and Melai Casimiro. All three students were proponents of LB 327.

LB 327 was introduced by state Sen. Julie Slama from Peru. It would make one semester of financial literacy or personal finance a requirement for high school graduation beginning in the 2022-23 school year.

The Kimball students expressed that they are unprepared for the barge of financial information about to hit them as they graduate. Their concerns centered on students lo...