State-by-State Assessment of Personal Finance Education Standards

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Stand-Alone Personal Finance Standards


Kansas has adopted the National Jump$tart standards as their state standards for financial literacy. They are indicated for Kindergarten, 4th, 8th and 12 grades, however, should be referenced to determine all K-12 financial literacy instruction to determine grade appropriateness.

Personal Finance Standards in Career and Technical Education (CTE), Family and Consumer Sciences


Family and Consumer Sciences Education teaches personal financial literacy skills directly through the Consumer and Personal Finance courses available to Kansas schools. A number of Kansas schools require this course for graduation. Both the Jump$tart standards and the National Family and Consumer Sciences Standards are used to teach this course. 


Personal Finance Embedded in Social Studies or Economics Standards


Standards are embedded in Economics courses and provides a context for the importance of financial literacy. 

Personal Finance Embedded in Mathematics Common Core Standards


Financial Literacy standards are embedded throughout the mathematics curriculum and provides a prerequisite for number sense and computation skills students need to study financial literacy. 

Personal Finance or Financial Literacy Course Required for Graduation or Required to be Offered


Kansas does not have specific course for financial literacy; however, standards are required to be taught across all grade levels. 

State Assessment of Personal Finance Required


Mathematics assessment given to all students does require that certain personal financial literacy topics be tested as part of the assessment.