Take Charge is an integrated careers and personal finance course required for graduation and taken during the junior year. This course is part of the LPS overall systematic plan of college and career readiness and will help students become financially responsible, conscientious members of society. Students will set goals and adjust their personal learning plan by identifying their interests, skills and values through academic and career decision making. Students will develop understanding and skills in money
management, budgeting, financial goal attainment, use of credit, insurance, investments and consumer rights and responsibilities. Application of academic concepts, technology, and career planning are integrated throughout the curriculum. The Take Charge class will help students create and implement their plan for an effective transition from high school to postsecondary education, the workforce, or military based on knowledge of self, career goals and financial consideration.
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