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State Requirements - Indiana

2009 HOUSE ENROLLED ACT No. 1581

Authorization:
SECTION 2. IC 20-30-5-19 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2009]: Sec. 19. (a) Each school corporation, charter school, and accredited nonpublic school shall include in its curriculum for all students in grades 6 through 12 instruction concerning personal financial responsibility. (b) A school corporation, a charter school, and an accredited nonpublic school may meet the requirements of subsection (a) by: (1) integrating, within its curriculum, instruction; or (2) conducting a seminar; that is designed to foster overall personal financial responsibility. (c) The state board shall adopt a curriculum that ensures personal financial responsibility is taught: (1) in a manner appropriate for each grade level; and (2) as a separate subject or as units incorporated into appropriate subjects; as determined by the state board.

Curriculum:
The state board shall adopt a curriculum that ensures personal financial responsibility is taught: (1) in a manner appropriate for each grade level; and (2) as a separate subject or as units incorporated into appropriate subjects; as determined by the state board.

Status Description:
Personal Financial Responsibility included in curriculum for all students in grades 6 through 12.

Resources:
  Indiana House Enrolled Act 1581
  Financial Literacy Framework
  8th Grade Standards/Benchmarks
  12th Grade Standards/Benchmarks