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Clearinghouse Criteria

Criteria for reviewing materials for the Jump$tart Clearinghouse

  1. Materials address one or more of the 2015 National Standards in K-12 Personal Finance Education provided by the Jump$tart Coalition.
  2. Materials identify the name and contact information of the source/provider.
  3. Publication date, update information and copyright restrictions are clearly stated. 
  4. Materials are objective in content and tone, do not promote any particular financial product, service or company, and provide accurate information.
  5. Materials may be generic, or may reflect diversity in areas such as race, gender and income.
  6. Content is appropriate for the targeted users.
  7. Materials promote critical thinking skills, decision making and behavior change.