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Mar 06, 2013, 08:00 ET

Junior Achievement Recognizes 33 Organizations With U.S. President's Volunteer Service Awards

At its quarterly Board of Directors meeting held earlier today in New York City, Junior Achievement USA® presented 2011-2012 U.S. President's...

Feb 12, 2013, 08:00 ET

Gift from MassMutual to Facilitate Junior Achievement Programs Across the Nation

Junior Achievement USA® (JA) today announced a $121,500 gift from Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) that will help...

Jan 23, 2013, 08:10 ET
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Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas (Houston) Wins the 2012 Peak Performance Team Award

Excellence, productivity and teamwork pay off in more students helped by Junior Achievement's economic education programs.  Junior...

Jan 18, 2013, 08:10 ET
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Junior Achievement and Microsoft Help Prepare Houston-area Students for the World of Work

Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas and Microsoft today announced a new collaboration as part of the Microsoft YouthSpark initiative to help...

Jan 08, 2013, 08:00 ET

Accenture Grants Junior Achievement US$1.1M To Support Work Readiness Program For High School Students Across the U.S.

 Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Junior Achievement USA (JA) today announced Accenture has awarded Junior Achievement with a grant of US$1.1 million...

Dec 06, 2012, 08:10 ET
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Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas Receives $5,000 Grant from TDAmeritrade to Provide Hands-On Learning Initiatives for Houston Youth

Junior Achievement (JA) of Southeast Texas announced that it has received a $5,000 grant from TDAmeritrade to provide economic empowerment...

Nov 28, 2012, 08:10 ET
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Give Your Teen the Gift of Smart Money Management this Holiday Season

Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas announces 2012 holiday spending recommendations to prepare teens for success in college and the...

Nov 01, 2012, 11:52 ET
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New Junior Achievement Survey Finds Jobs, Economy and Education Top Concerns of Teens in 2012 Election

According to a new national survey of teens, adults are not the only ones worried about jobs, the economy and education during this presidential...

Nov 01, 2012, 10:00 ET

Junior Achievement USA And Teach For America Announce National Partnership To Share Expertise, Expand Educational Opportunity For Students

Junior Achievement USA® (JA) and Teach For America today announced a new national partnership. The collaboration will tap into the expertise...

Oct 24, 2012, 08:00 ET

Jobs, Economy and Education Top Concerns of Teens This Election, New Survey Finds

 According to a new national survey of teens, adults are not the only ones worried about jobs, the economy and education during this...

Oct 16, 2012, 12:00 ET

Atlanta-area Teens Learn How To Be Workforce-ready At AT&T Aspire Mentoring Academy

 Junior Achievement launches its collaboration with AT&T this week to provide students at risk of dropping out of high school with...

Oct 12, 2012, 08:00 ET
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First Annual Young Women's Leadership Conference Presented By Junior Achievement Of Southeast Texas

Young Women Strategize for Success with help from PricewaterhouseCoopers and...

Aug 20, 2012, 08:10 ET
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Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas Receives $10,000 Grant to Provide Hands-On Learning Initiatives for High School and Middle School Students

Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas announced today that it has received a $10,000 grant from the New York Life Foundation to provide economic...

Aug 09, 2012, 14:45 ET

Youth From Around the World Face Off in Final Round of Global Entrepreneurship Challenge

 Junior Achievement Worldwide® (JA Worldwide), in partnership with MasterCard (NYSE: MA), presented the final round of the...

Aug 07, 2012, 08:36 ET

Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas Teens Win the 2012 FedEx Access Award

At the 2012 U.S. Junior Achievement Company of the Year competition held last week in Washington, D.C., student-run company Undefined won the...

Aug 06, 2012, 08:15 ET
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Junior Achievement Of Southeast Texas Receives National Honor

Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas has been awarded one of Junior Achievement USA®'s (JA) highest honors, the Platinum Summit Award. The...

Jul 24, 2012, 08:00 ET

Junior Achievement Operations Win International Awards for Innovation

 Eight Junior Achievement (JA) operations won 2012 MetLife Foundation Entrepreneurial Awards, including grants of $25,000 for outstanding...

Jul 09, 2012, 08:05 ET
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Houston-area Students to compete in Junior Achievement's National JA Company of the Year Event

Local group to join 14 other student-led companies comprised of teen entrepreneurs in Washington, D.C. 5 Junior Achievement (JA) of...

Jun 15, 2012, 08:10 ET
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Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas Receives $16,000 Grant From The UPS Foundation

Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas received a $16,000 grant from The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS (NYSE:UPS). The grant will be...

Apr 23, 2012, 08:05 ET
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Marc Vandermeer "Voice of the Texans" Honored by Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas

Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas announced that Marc Vandermeer has been chosen from 171,000 U.S. volunteers to be awarded one of the...