Correlated to the new Family and Consumer Sciences national standards as well as to the national academic curriculum standards.
Expanded content coverage includes information about relationships at school, at work, and in the community
Financial literacy skills emphasized throughout the text through real-world contexts. These skills are also tied to the national math standards.
Focus on Career and Job Readiness to build 21st Century skills (soft skills) to prepare students for success in any chosen career path.
Teacher material has been expanded to include focus on standards coverage, how to support academic integration, and how to implement differentiated instruction.