Who We Are
Jump$tart is a national nonprofit coalition of more than 100 organizations from business, finance, academia, education, government and other sectors, as well as a network of 51 state affiliates, which share a commitment to “financial smarts for students.”
What We Do
Jump$tart Coalition National Partners and affiliated State Coalitions work collaboratively to advance the financial literacy of preschool through college-age youth through public advocacy and awareness, and by promoting and supporting effectiveness in financial education.
Jump$tart Financial Foundations for Educators is a collaborative endeavor designed to standardize professional development through a comprehensive content model to ensure consistency and rigor in national teacher training programs.
The National Standards in K-12 Personal Finance Education delineate the personal finance knowledge and ability that young people should acquire throughout their kindergarten through 12th grade school years to emerge as fully prepared adult consumers.
Students, along with their parents, teachers and friends are invited to try out Jump$tart’s free income and expense calculator for insights into what it might take to support a dream lifestyle. Ready for a reality check?
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Getting Students to Buy into the Importance of Personal Finance Teacher: Jeff Snyder School: Wayne Valley High School (Wayne, NJ) […]