Minnesota

State-by-State Assessment of Personal Finance Education Standards

State Department of Education Link

https://education.mn.gov/MDE/index.html 

Stand-Alone Personal Finance Standards

No

Minnesota’s personal financial literacy standards are embedded within the Economics curriculum. All students are required to take this course in grades 3, 6, and 9-12. 

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

Yes

Family and Consumer Sciences offers a personal finance course, which combines the Jump$tart standards along with the National Family and Consumer Sciences standards. 

https://education.mn.gov/mdeprod/idcplg?IdcService=GET_FILE&dDocName=MDE072925&RevisionSelectionMethod=latestReleased&Rendition=primary 

Personal Finance Embedded in Social Studies or Economics Standards

Yes

Personal financial literacy standards are embedded within the economics curriculum. Of the 34 economic standards, four deal with personal finance. 

https://education.mn.gov/mdeprod/idcplg?IdcService=GET_FILE&dDocName=042018&RevisionSelectionMethod=latestReleased&Rendition=primary 

Personal Finance Embedded in Mathematics Common Core Standards 

No

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

No

Students are required to complete economics, which has personal finance standards embedded, for graduation. There is not a required stand-alone personal financial literacy course required at this time. 

State Assessment of Personal Finance Required 

No