ERIC Number: ED123346
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: N/A
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Madison Model for Personal Finance.
Portland Public Schools, OR.
A unit plan for a course in consumer education, required for graduation from the Portland, Oregon, public schools, is presented in the document. The course, called Personal Finance, covers two semesters and involves instructors in mathematics, social studies, and home economics. The course covers 10 subject areas: (1) money management; (2) spending, saving, investing; (3) credit; (4) advertising; (5) small purchases; (6) insurance; (7) large purchases; (8) consumer and the law; (9) future alternatives; and (10) math tools. Subtopics are presented within each subject area, accompanied by goals; minimum competencies; and minimum, regular, and super performance indicators. (EC)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Portland Public Schools, OR.
Note: Prepared at Madison High School