RLPF Dual Credit – Non-Texas Public Schools
Real Life Personal Financial offers young adults and teachers a deep level of education in personal finance, career selection and funding for postsecondary education. Unlike many financial literacy courses, which research documents provide no impact on subsequent financial behaviors, RLPF is designed as a one-semester, online, social studies course, to promote thinking, decision making and achieve long-term financial goals. It is modeled after a three-week intensive summer program, the Game of Real Life, for underserved sophomores. The outcomes from the Game were outstanding with 100% of students graduating from high school, 98% entering college and 91.7% graduating from college in 6 years.
D&A’s objective is to replicate these outcomes in public schools, charter schools, private schools, home schools and for individuals enrolled in the course.
RLPF is tailored to “speak” to three different high school students:
- Dual Credit, academically advanced students, want real-life relevance. This course will prepare students to ask questions, challenge recommendations, make decisions on student loans, selecting careers and identifying the right college with funding so they have a positive return on their investment in education. It also prepares them to think and problem-solve so they can become a valued member of the knowledge economy of the 21st century, rather than an underemployed, the fate of more than 30% of college graduates.
- Students in traditional classrooms with instructors trained in Thinking Instructional Methodology.
- Independent study where students take charge, complete exercises, discuss answers with family and friends and then confirm answers by reviewing instructor tips. This is for students challenged by academics and the relevancy of education, such as those found in credit recovery and dropout reduction, as well as homeschool students who want a deep, relevant, education.
When students take responsibility for this knowledge, they will have a vision, life plan and ability to make wise decisions to become financially secure and ultimately financially independent. These are goals every parent wants for their children. RLFM is the one high school course that can help young adults navigate their future.
Who should offer RLFM? – Texas Public Schools, US Public Schools, Charter Schools, Dual Credit, Private Schools, Homeschool, and Independent Study.
Students say they want real life. The world is complex. Do they deserve to develop the thinking ability and understanding to navigate the complexities of life and be prepared for the knowledge economy of the 21st century?
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