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Back-to-School Survey: 39% of Teens Feel They Are Behind Educationally Due to the Pandemic; 34% Needing “Emotional Support” This Coming School Year (COPY_1630078340088)

 Wednesday, 28 Jul 2021

Junior Achievement Survey Also Shows Teens Needing Individual Attention from Teachers to Help with Learning...

Team of Junior Achievement Teen Entrepreneurs from North Central Ohio, Named "JA Company of the Year" (COPY_1630078350289)

 Thursday, 24 Jun 2021

Teens Competed with Students from 14 other JA Student Companies to Win National Title...

Summer Jobs Survey: 68% of 16- and 17-Year-Olds Plan to Work this Summer – Same Level as Pre-Pandemic (COPY_1630078368861)

 Wednesday, 19 May 2021

A new survey of teens conducted for Junior Achievement by the research firm ENGINE Insights shows that two-thirds of 16- and 17-year-olds (68%) plan to work this summer....

Junior Achievement Announces Winners of National JA Social Innovation Challenge (COPY_1630078379775)

 Thursday, 22 Apr 2021

Three teams of Junior Achievement students representing the Northern California Bay Area, Florida Space Coast, and Upstate New York have been selected as first-, second-, and third-place honorees at the inaugural national JA Social Innovation Challenge....

Survey Finds 2020 High School Graduates Delayed College Plans, Concerned about Financial Security (COPY_1630078385987)

 Tuesday, 06 Apr 2021

Class of 2020 Significantly Impacted by COVID-19, concerned about financing college and financial future...

Junior Achievement and The Allstate Foundation Launch Lessons to Teach Teens about Healthy Financial Relationships (COPY_1630078390076)

 Wednesday, 03 Mar 2021

Junior Achievement USA and The Allstate Foundation announced the rollout of new lessons focused on healthy financial relationships for teens with an update and expansion of the JA Personal Finance® program....

Junior Achievement Launches JA BizTown Adventures™ (COPY_1630078390898)

 Thursday, 25 Feb 2021

Truist Cares grant supports online experience to help students explore entrepreneurship and careers...

Junior Achievement and American Honda Finance Corporation Launch JA All About Cars™ Personal Finance Education Module (COPY_1630078391689)

 Tuesday, 16 Feb 2021

Today, Junior Achievement USA (JA) and American Honda Finance Corporation (AHFC) announced the launch of JA All About Cars™...

Junior Achievement and Intuit Launch New JA Job Shadow®, a Learning Experience that Gives Teens an Up-Close Look at the World of Work (COPY_1630078393404)

 Wednesday, 27 Jan 2021

Today, Junior Achievement USA and Intuit, maker of TurboTax, QuickBooks, and Mint, are announcing the launch of the new JA Job Shadow®....

JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT HONORS 50 ORGANIZATIONS WITH U.S. PRESIDENT'S VOLUNTEER SERVICE AWARD (COPY_1630078395817)

 Thursday, 14 Jan 2021

Volunteers at these organizations provided students with critical mentoring and positive role models...

Junior Achievement Launches JA Connect Learning Pathways, a New “Digital First” Education Resource for Students, with Accenture’s Help (COPY_1630078397770)

 Thursday, 10 Dec 2020

JA Connect Learning Pathways is Junior Achievement’s first entirely virtual, self-guided student experience, featuring a flexible, modular repository of activities related to work and career readiness....

Junior Achievement and Janus Henderson Launch New JA Titan (COPY_1630078398291)

 Monday, 07 Dec 2020

Junior Achievement and Janus Henderson Launch New JA Titan®, an Online Simulation that Lets Teens Start and Run a Virtual Business...

JA CNBC Virtual Summit Survey Results (COPY_1630078398357)

 Monday, 07 Dec 2020

Survey: Majority of U.S. Teens Believe People are Paid Less based on Race, Ethnicity, or Gender...

Junior Achievement and CNBC to Host a “Summit for a More Equitable and Just Tomorrow” on December 8 (COPY_1630078400149)

 Tuesday, 01 Dec 2020

Event to Address Teen Questions about Promoting a More Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Society...

Junior Achievement and EY will Engage Entrepreneurs with Teens Virtually During National Entrepreneurship Month in November (COPY_1630078400979)

 Thursday, 19 Nov 2020

JA Launch Lesson Program Aimed at Introducing Teens to the Idea of Business Ownership...

Holiday Spending Survey: Despite COVID Restrictions, Two-Thirds of Teens Expect to Do Holiday Shopping “In-Store” (COPY_1630078401373)

 Monday, 16 Nov 2020

Junior Achievement Survey Shows One-in-Ten Teens Expects to Spend Less This Year Due to the Pandemic...

Nearly One-in-Four Teens Less Likely to Consider Starting a Business as an Adult as the Result of COVID-19 Impact (COPY_1630078401315)

 Monday, 16 Nov 2020

Research by Junior Achievement Coincides with National Entrepreneurship Month, which is in November...

Junior Achievement and KPMG Launch JA Finance Park Advanced to Help Teens Gain Greater Understanding of Managing Finances (COPY_1630078403789)

 Tuesday, 20 Oct 2020

Today, Junior Achievement USA, with the support of KPMG and the KPMG Foundation, is announcing the launch of JA Finance Park Advanced®. The program is designed to help High School students better understand how to manage money by letting them select simulated life-scenarios and challenging them to successfully manage their finances....

Junior Achievement Introduces Redesigned JA Be Entrepreneurial® Program to Help Teens Become Entrepreneurs and Innovators (COPY_1630078406101)

 Wednesday, 07 Oct 2020

Today, Junior Achievement USA is launching a redesigned JA Be Entrepreneurial® program to help high school students understand the concepts of innovation and entrepreneurship....

Junior Achievement and The Hartford Rollout the New JA Company Program® to Help Young People Learn How to Run a Startup (COPY_1630078408041)

 Wednesday, 23 Sep 2020

Program Uses Student-Run Companies to Teach Teens How to Create and Manage a Business...

Junior Achievement and RSM Unveil Take Stock in Your Future® to Teach Teens About the Stock Market (COPY_1630078408506)

 Thursday, 17 Sep 2020

RSM US LLP (“RSM”) – the nation’s leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market – along with Junior Achievement USA, are pleased to announce the launch of JA Take Stock in Your Future®, a program that helps high-school students understand the inner workings of the stock market, and helps take away the mystery of investing....

Hilton Grand Vacations Announces National Partnership with Junior Achievement USA (COPY_1630078408628)

 Wednesday, 16 Sep 2020

Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE:HGV) is excited to announce it has chosen Junior Achievement USA (JA) as a national partner in its corporate social responsibility program – HGV Serves....

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