New Jersey Department of Education

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New Jersey Student Learning 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 New Jersey Student Learning 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.

9.3 Career & Technical Education