Independent Living

Independent Living Power Standards

Students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the process of identifying financial priorities based on personal values and financial goals.
  • Compare and contrast how individuals and families make choices to satisfy needs and wants.
  • Analyze economic effects of laws and regulations that pertain to consumers and providers of services.
  • Identify sources of income and understand the effects of state, local, and federal taxes on income.
  • Discuss the role of credit and the effects of debt on personal/family money management.
  • Compare and contrast how personal characteristics and interpersonal relationships impact family and workplace settings.
  • Examine and demonstrate processes for cooperating, compromising, and collaborating in family settings, community and careers.
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