As someone who has spoken out on this issue, absolutely yes! The decreasing rate of financial literacy in the US is a crisis on its own, and one that could be fixed by teaching financial literacy in the school system.
Edit to add statistics:
According to a 2018 Forbes article, 2/3s of Americans can’t pass a basic financial literacy test, that’s more than supported either 2016 political candidate.
Article link: https://www.forbes.com/sites/danipascarella/2018/04/03/4-stats-that-reveal-how-badly-america-is-failing-at-financial-literacy/#16f740702bb7