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New Jersey Student Learning Standards

21st Century Life and Careers

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Personal Financial Literacy Pilot Program

Background

Classroom PictureP.L.2009, c.153 authorized the establishment of a three-year pilot program to provide high school seniors in selected districts with a personal financial literacy course.  The goal of the pilot program was to ensure that high school graduates in the pilot districts received instruction on budgeting, savings and investment, credit card debt, and other issues associated with personal financial responsibility. The pilot program expired at the end of the 2012-2013 school year.

Legislation

For more information about the personal financial literacy pilot program, please contact:
Gary Diggs (609) 777-0369