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18 Sep, 2003, 01:00 ET In Today's Economy, More Teens Believe Owning Your Own Business Provides Greater Job Security Than Working for Someone Else

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- More teens (41 percent) believe "owning your own business" provides greater job security than...


17 Jul, 2003, 01:00 ET Lansing Resident Takes Junior Achievement Economic Education To Montenegro

LANSING, Mich., July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Lansing resident Susan Stuart was one of six Americans selected to represent Junior Achievement Inc. (JA)...


21 May, 2003, 01:00 ET Fewer Teens Expecting to Work This Summer, According To New Junior Achievement Summer Jobs Poll

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Eighty one percent of teens plan to work this summer, down from 85 percent in 2002 and 86 percent...


12 May, 2003, 01:00 ET Accountants Team Up With Detroit Lions for Financial Literacy During MACPA - Junior Achievement Blitz

DETROIT, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Financial literacy for middle-school students is in the Detroit Lions playbook today, as Lions guard Kerlin...


07 May, 2003, 01:00 ET Junior Achievement Launches Online Business Simulator for Students

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- CEOs of the future will get an early start making key business decisions through JA Titan, an...


29 Apr, 2003, 01:00 ET Junior Achievement Honors Outstanding Business Leaders

DETROIT, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan (JA) announced the addition of Daniel Gilbert, William Odom and...


10 Apr, 2003, 01:00 ET Seventy-One Percent of Teen-agers Think Taxes Remain Too High, According to Junior Achievement Poll

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Teen-agers may be more isolated from economic realities than adult consumers yet appear to be...


10 Apr, 2003, 01:00 ET Junior Achievement and Office Depot Host 'Job Shadow Day' in Company's Offices, Warehouses and Retail Stores

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. and DELRAY BEACH, Fla., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Junior Achievement and Office Depot, Inc., (NYSE: ODP) today kicked off...


13 Jan, 2003, 00:00 ET Junior Achievement Free Enterprise Breakfast Celebrating 35th Anniversary, Jan. 14 in Lansing, Mich.

LANSING, Mich., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Junior Achievement of the Greater Lansing Area will host its 35th Annual Free Enterprise Breakfast at...


18 Apr, 2001, 01:00 ET Detroit Businessman Wins Top Volunteerism Award; Sharf to be Honored At National Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame

DETROIT, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Junior Achievement today announced Stephan Sharf has been chosen from more than 100,000 volunteers nationwide...