As a rule, schools do a perfectly lousy job teaching true life-skills to students. Money management, including investing, should be taught from elementary school through high school. It would not hurt for it to be required in colleges as well. With a great deal of outside help, a school on the south side of Chicago is breaking out of the norm and is teaching investing. This is a model program for all schools in the nation to adopt. “No Child Left Behind” my ass, these kids are leading the way.