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Financial Literacy

Grade 11
Articles with Reading Levels: 11.0-11.9
Grade 12
Articles with Reading Levels: 12.0-12.9

Article Name: PRO/CON: Should All High Schoolers Take Courses in Personal Finance? 
Source: Tribune News Service via Newsela (Ed. Newsela Staff Version 1240)
Author: K. Alexander Ashe and Wayne Madson 
Date Published: June 13, 2017
Guiding Question: What are some of the pros and cons of teaching all high school student personal finance?
Grade Level: 11.2

Article Name: How to Help Colleges Teach Financial Literacy
Source: Wall Street Journal 
Author: Ted Beck 
Date Published: August 6, 2017
Guiding Question: What are some ways that people can help colleges provide students with financial literacy?
Grade Level: 11.8

Article Name: How Financial Knowledge Drives Wealth Inequality 
Source: Wall Street Journal 
Author: Olivia S. Mitchell  
Date Published: April 9, 2017
Guiding Question: What affect is financial knowledge having on wealth inequality?
Grade Level: 12.6

Article Name: The Financial Overconfidence That Threatens Millennials 
Source: Wall Street Journal 
Author: Ted Beck 
Date Published: Septeber 11, 2016
Guiding Question: Are millennials financially competent?
Grade Level: 12.3 

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Article Name: Real-World Financial Lessons That Turned Fourth-Graders Into Smarter Money Managers
Source: Time Magazine
Author: Dan Kadlec 
Date Published: October 3, 2016
Guiding Question: How did Florida children learn financial literacy without taking a course on it?
Grade Level: 10.8

Article Name: Picking a Major if It's Only Money That Matters 
Source: Smithsonian Teen Tribune 
Author: Emery Dalesio
Date Published: August 8, 2014
Guiding Question: What are colleges doing to help prepare students for financial life after college?
Grade Level: 10.6

Article Name: NFL's Financial Bootcamp Teaches Players to Plan for the Future 
Source: Miami Herald via Newsela 
Author: Adam H. Beasley
Date Published: April 15, 2016
Guiding Question: How is the NFL combating a lack of financial literacy amongst players?
Grade Level: 10.7

Article Name: Nearly Two-Thirds of Americans Can't Pass A Basic Test of Financial Literacy
Source: Fortune 
Author: Madeline Farber 
Date Published: July 12, 2016
Guiding Question: Who struggles most with financial literacy?
Grade Level: 10.8

Article Name: Millennials, Technology, and the Challenge of Financial Literacy 
Source: Forbes 
Author: Sarah Landrum 
Date Published: August 4, 2017
Guiding Question: What are some suggestions to help millennials manage their money?
Grade Level: 13.3

Article Name: Youth Financial Literacy Statistics Demonstrate Need for Programs 
Source: National Financial Educators Council 
Author: N/A
Date Published: December 23, 2016
Guiding Question: Why is presenting young people with financial literacy courses not enough to make them financially competent?
Grade Level: 14.1