Starting in the 23-24 school year, and with the incoming freshman cohort a Financial Literacy course will be a core Social Studies graduation requirement.
This course may be taken as an elective by students outside of the graduation core cohort. -Elective Courses: 8 credits. Financial Literacy Instructional Requirement.
District developed final.
Personal Financial Literacy is a semester academic elective that may be taken at any semester point from 9th -12th grade. Often paired with Economics.
Everfi Financial Literacy Modules
This grade 9-12 course consists of the following content area and literacy strands: Economics, Financial Literacy, Mathematics, Languages Arts for Literacy in History/Social Studies and Speaking and Listening. Basic economic concepts of scarcity, choice, opportunity cost, and cost/benefit analysis are interwoven throughout the standards and objectives. Emphasis will be placed on economic decision-making and real-life applications using real data.
The primary content for the course pertains to the study of learning the ideas, concepts, knowledge and skills that will enable students to implement beneficial personal decision-making choices; to become wise, successful, and knowledgeable consumers, savers, investors, users of credit and money managers; and to be participating members of a global workforce and society.