§ 16-22-13. Consumer education.
The school committees of the several cities, towns, and school districts shall provide for pupils in the public schools in grades eight (8) through twelve (12) to be taught and be required to study courses which include instruction in consumer education, which may include but not necessarily be limited to installment purchasing, budgeting, comparison of prices, credit and the law, employment and income, rights and responsibilities in the marketplace, money management, and other personal finance or consumer economic topics of study approved by the department of elementary and secondary education.
(P.L. 1979, ch. 153, § 1.)