Delaware K-12 Financial Literacy Standards
In January 2018, the Delaware State Board of Education approved Financial Literacy Standards for grades K-12. These standards are the result of HJR 4 Financial Literacy Task Force recommendation to DDOE to develop K-12 state financial literacy standards.
To develop the standards, DDOE:
- Consulted with district and charter leaders to develop an implementation timeline
- Worked with the University of Delaware Center for Economic Education & Entrepreneurship (UD CEEE) to develop clarification documents for each standard, professional learning for teachers, and curriculum resources
- Worked with UD CEEE to create K-8 scope and sequence documents that include free resources from financial literacy education experts, including NextGen Personal Finance, the St. Louis Federal Reserve, Junior Achievement, and UD CEEE
All districts/charters: Have access to DDOE’s Financial Literacy K-12 Schoology group (the state’s learning management system) with free financial literacy resources. For example, high schools can use as part of their local curriculum over 100 free lessons aligned to Delaware’s financial literacy standards.
Delaware high schools: Receive additional ongoing support and professional learning for free personal finance lessons and resources from the Keys to Financial Success from the Philadelphia Federal Reserve.
For questions about how to access these resources or additional information, email Michael Feldman or call 302-735-4180.