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Economic and financial education provides students with the knowledge and skills to make proper economic financial decisions when faced with these challenges in life.  Studies have shown that financial literacy programs can have a significant impact on student performance. 

The following resources are available to help provide a well-rounded financial learning experience for students:

 

 Financial Education in K-12 Social Studies

 
​Treasurer Cowell worked to integrate financial literacy into K-12 social studies curriculum and essential standards beginning in 2012.
 

 Resources for Teachers

 

​In 2008, a study showed that students in grades 4-6 who played the Financial Markets Association's Stock Market Game scored significantly higher on mathematics that students who did not play the game.

Read more about resources for K-12 Teachers