State-by-State Assessment with Regard to Financial Literacy and Personal Finance Education Actions

State Department of Education Link 
Legislation and Authorization NO Legislative Bills NO Personal Finance or Economics Standards The New Alaska English/Language and Mathematics Standards (adopted June 2012) State Standards last adopted in 2008
Links to State Bills None
Additional Links  
Stand-Alone Personal Finance Standards NO
Personal Finance Standards in Career and Techical Education (CTE), Family and Consumer Sciences NO
Personal Finance Embedded in Social Studies or Economics Standards NO
Personal Finance Embedded in Mathematics Common Core Standard Alaska Math Standards are aligned with Common Core Math Standard. Alaska did not adopt Common Core.
State Has Adopted Mathematics and English Language Arts Common Core NO
Personal Finance or Financial Literacy Course Required or Offered YES Offered in middle grades.
Personal Finance Course Required for Graduation  NO
Personal Finance Content required in Economics or Other Course Required for Graduation   NO Alaska does not require personal finance in economics. Personal finance content is not included in the required Economics course.
Prescribed or Recommended Personal Finance Curriculum  Recommendation - Money Math: Lessons for Life
State Requires Economic Reasoning /Thinking Skills  N/A
State Standard Correlated with Jump$tart Financial Literacy Standard NO Teaching resource for middle grades is correlated to National K-12 Personal Finance Standards and to NCTM Principles and Standards of Mathematics.
State Assessment of Personal Finance Required  "NO The Commissioner of the Department of Education & Early Development has determined the new standards will be assessed in spring 2016. This will allow districts a four-year transition period from the Grade Level Expectations (GLE) to the Next Generation Standards."
Financial Literacy Bills Currently Being Considered by the State Legislature NONE 
Financial Literacy Education Bills Signed by Governor and/or Passed by the House and Senate  NONE
State Appropriations and State Dept Education Funding for K-12 NO 
Established Financial Literacy Month N/A