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Ms. Karen Hughes


Economics & Personal Finance



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Due to the CoronaVirus, the 2020-2021 year is starting virtually for the first 9 weeks.  We will be using Canvas LMS for learning.  Roanoke City Public Schools are here to help you and your family through this difficult time.  Please visit https://www.rcps.info/home and Quick Links for updates and information.  Please check your school email on a regular basis.



If you have any questions or concerns, please call the school at 540-853-1000 or email me at:


kmhughes@rcps.info


Economics and Personal Finance [6120] Course Description: Students learn how to navigate the financial decisions they must face and to make informed decisions related to career exploration, budgeting, banking, credit, insurance, spending, taxes, saving, investing, buying/leasing a vehicle, living independently, and inheritance. Development of financial literacy skills and an understanding of economic principles will provide the basis for responsible citizenship and career success.