Florida

State-by-State Assessment with Regard to Financial Literacy and Personal Finance Education Actions

State Department of Education Link http://www.fldoe.org/   
Legislation and Authorization Bills in past years have been tabled or died in committee. 2013 S.B. 1076
Revises requirements for high school graduation to include financial literacy and a rigorous industry certification program of study. Revises requirements for accelerated high school graduation to include financial literacy and a rigorous industry certification program of study.
Links to State Bills http://www.ncsl.org/issues-research/banking/financial-literacy-2013-legislation.aspx 
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Stand-Alone Personal Finance Standards NO
Personal Finance Standards in Career and Techical Education (CTE), Family and Consumer Sciences NO
Personal Finance Embedded in Social Studies or Economics Standards YES Included in standards and benchmarks including career, income, and budget planning; debt, credit and credit score; saving, investing, and risk.
Personal Finance Embedded in Mathematics Common Core Standard Minor amount
State Has Adopted Mathematics and English Language Arts Common Core YES Both the K-12 and College systems are working on transitioning to Common Core.
Personal Finance or Financial Literacy Course Required or Offered NO
Personal Finance Course Required for Graduation  NO
Personal Finance Content required in Economics or Other Course Required for Graduation   YES Florida requires .5 credit in economics (must include financial literacy). Graduation requirement for students entering 9th grade 2012-13.
Prescribed or Recommended Personal Finance Curriculum  YES
State Requires Economic Reasoning /Thinking Skills  YES Through Common Core.
State Standard Correlated with Jump$tart Financial Literacy Standard NO
State Assessment of Personal Finance Required  NO
Financial Literacy Bills Currently Being Considered by the State Legislature S.B. 1076, which revises requirements for high school graduation to include financial literacy and a rigorous industry certification program of study. Revises requirements for accelerated high school graduation to include financial literacy and a rigorous industry certification program of study.
Financial Literacy Education Bills Signed by Governor and/or Passed by the House and Senate  NONE
State Appropriations and State Dept Education Funding for K-12 NO 
Established Financial Literacy Month N/A