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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...

Apr 11, 2012, 05:00 ET

New National Survey Shows Nearly Forty Percent Drop in Teen Confidence About Their Financial Futures

 A new study from Junior Achievement USA and The Allstate Foundation revealed that only 56 percent of teens 14-18 years old think they will be...

Mar 28, 2012, 11:20 ET
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Junior Achievement and AT&T Job Shadow Partnership Reaches 100,000 Students

 Today Junior Achievement USA® (JA) is celebrating the success of its partnership with AT&T and the dedication of their employees...

Mar 14, 2012, 08:00 ET

Junior Achievement Recognizes 20 Corporate Partners With U.S. President's Volunteer Service Awards

 At its quarterly Board of Directors meeting held earlier today, Junior Achievement USA® presented 2010-2011 U.S. President's Volunteer...

Mar 13, 2012, 08:05 ET
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New National Poll: Teens Not Very Confident About Their Dream Jobs

According to a new national survey of teens, less than half (43 percent) are "very confident" they will someday have their dream job. The 2012...

Mar 07, 2012, 08:00 ET

New National Poll: Majority of Teens Would Consider Giving Up Dream Job for Higher Salary

 According to a new national survey of teens, less than half (43 percent) are "very confident" they will someday have their dream job, and a...

Mar 02, 2012, 16:48 ET

Junior Achievement to Launch New Diversity in Action Program for Canadian Youth

New program to build upon commitment to prepare youth for the work place TORONTO, March 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Junior Achievement of Canada is...

Mar 02, 2012, 07:50 ET
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Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas Presents the 2012 JA Hall of Achievement Gala

Laureate inductees include local leaders Earl Hesterberg, Lynne Liberato, and James Mulva  Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas will...

Feb 21, 2012, 07:50 ET
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Spectra Energy Sponsors JA Job Shadow at Houston Rockets

Junior Achievement program helps students learn about the world of work On Tuesday, February 28, more than 500 high school students from...

Jan 31, 2012, 09:35 ET

United Way and Junior Achievement Engage Kids and Companies for Career-Readiness

 Nearly 500 Detroit area students will see their "shadows" on Groundhog Day, Thursday, February 2nd.  That is to say -- they will...