The Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center (GFLEC) conducted extensive research into the barriers that prevent schools from implementing financial education. This research consisted of focus groups and in-depth interviews with teachers, parents, students, and experts. It was further complemented by a thorough review of existing research on financial education.
Personal finance covers a lot of topics. The national financial literacy standards serve as a guideline for states, districts, and schools incorporating personal finance concepts into their curricula. Check out resources that help you to strengthen these topics at home.
A high school teacher in New York noticed there were no financial education courses offered at his school.
The Chariho school district in Rhode Island crafted a five-year strategic plan called Vision 2023.
The teacher of a high school financial education elective sensed that his students were enjoying the class and learning a lot.
A teacher in Massachusetts noticed that many of her students’ families worked in agriculture.