SS.912.FL.6.8

Discuss the fact that, in addition to privately purchased insurance, some government benefit programs provide a social safety net to protect individuals from economic hardship created by unexpected events.

Clarifications

Describe examples of government transfer programs that compensate for unexpected losses, including Social Security Disability benefits, Medicare, Medicaid, unemployment insurance, and workers’ compensation.
General Information
Subject Area: Social Studies
Grade: 912
Strand: Financial Literacy
Date Adopted or Revised: 04/15
Status: State Board Approved

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
2102800: Florida’s Preinternational Baccalaureate Comparative Economics With Financial Literacy (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
2102335: Economics with Financial Literacy (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
2102340: Economics with Financial Literacy for Credit Recovery (Specifically in versions: 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
2102345: Economics with Financial Literacy Honors (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
2102372: Personal Financial Literacy (Specifically in versions: 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2019, 2019 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
2102374: Personal Financial Literacy Honors (Specifically in versions: 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2019, 2019 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
7921021: Access Personal Financial Literacy (Specifically in versions: 2019 and beyond (current))

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Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
SS.912.FL.6.In.h: Discuss that government benefit programs provide a social safety net.
SS.912.FL.6.Su.h: Identify government benefit programs that provide a social safety net.
SS.912.FL.6.Pa.h: Recognize a government benefit program that provides a social safety net.

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