New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards
21st Century Life and Careers
Career Ready Practices
The Career Ready Practices will develop on a continuum and utilize formative assessments. Students should be encouraged to self-reflect on their progress in the practices, and portfolios can be a strong vehicle for observing growth.
9.1 Personal Financial Literacy
School districts are "responsible for assessing and publicly reporting on the progress of all students in developing the knowledge and skills specified by the Core Curriculum Content Standards, including civics, financial literacy, and all content areas not currently included in the statewide assessment program," as specified by N.J.A.C. 6A:8‑3.1(a)3.
9.2 Career Awareness, Exploration, and Preparation
Teachers are encouraged to develop both formative and summative assessments in the area of career awareness, exploration, and preparation.