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Sep 20, 2011, 12:09 ET

Motivated but Unsure: Teens Interested in Entrepreneurship, but Worried About the Economy

In a national survey, released today by Junior Achievement USA™ (JA) and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's National Chamber Foundation (NCF),...

Aug 31, 2011, 08:05 ET
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Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas Receives Contribution to Support JA's What a Difference a Day Makes Initiative

State Farm® Youth Advisory Board grants $100,000 The State Farm Youth Advisory Board announced that Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas...

Aug 23, 2011, 07:45 ET
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Survey Suggests Time Teens Spend Playing Video and Online Games Can Be Used to Teach Important Life Lessons

Playing video or online games are high on the activity list of many teens. According to a new survey from Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:...

Aug 09, 2011, 10:33 ET

Survey Suggests Time Teens Spend Playing Video and Online Games Can Be Used to Teach Important Life Lessons

School is out for the summer and for many teens playing video or online games is high on their activity list. According to a new survey from...

Aug 01, 2011, 12:22 ET
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Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas Names Celia Klein President and CEO

Junior Achievement of the Central Carolinas (JACC) today announced that Celia A. Klein has been named President and CEO of the organization,...

Jun 23, 2011, 07:15 ET
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Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas Receives Houston Endowment Grant to Support Its JA Capstone Programs

$130,000 grant will give Houston area students hands-on learning experiences Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas announced today that it has...

Jun 17, 2011, 08:05 ET
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Houston Teen Entrepreneurs to Compete for North American Junior Achievement Company of the Year Title

Houston students to meet with Congressional Members and Staff at Washington, D.C. event Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas is sending a team...

Jun 09, 2011, 09:00 ET
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It's Time to Play Golf for a Cause!

It's time to get out your golf gear and join Junior Achievement of New York at Westchester Country Club, Rye, NY on Monday, June 20 to have a...

May 31, 2011, 00:01 ET

Economics Crash Course: Teens Learn College Education Doesn't Come Cheap

A new study from Junior Achievement and The Allstate Foundation reveals that teens are feeling the fallout from the recession in a number of ways....

Apr 13, 2011, 10:34 ET
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Junior Achievement Volunteers Mean Business During National Volunteer Week

April 10 - 16 is National Volunteer Week. During this week, Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas celebrates its thousands of supporters...

Apr 05, 2011, 00:01 ET

New Poll Shows Managing Money is Today's "Birds and Bees" Talk

A new study from Junior Achievement and The Allstate Foundation shows that 81 percent of teens say the recession has motivated them to learn more...

Mar 28, 2011, 08:15 ET
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Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas Presents the 2011 JA Hall of Achievement

Inductees include local leaders Anthony W. Hall, Jr.; Robert C. McNair; and Beth Wolff Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas will induct three...

Dec 28, 2010, 08:10 ET
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Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas Announces 2011 JA Hall of Achievement Laureates

Inductees demonstrate vision, leadership, while driving results for top Houston businesses Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas today announced...

Nov 30, 2010, 10:25 ET
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Junior Achievement Gives Houston Teens an Opportunity To Be Entrepreneurs

JA Company Trade Fair Open to Public on December 4 from 12 noon – 5 p.m. at Memorial City Mall According to the Junior Achievement 2010...

Nov 15, 2010, 08:00 ET

Local Teens Selected to Attend First Junior Achievement Innovation Camp

Tomorrow, Junior Achievement (JA) and Hewlett-Packard (HP) will host 76 high school students from around the Bay Area who will participate in the...

Nov 15, 2010, 01:15 ET
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Junior Achievement Makes Global Connection for Houston Teens

Global Entrepreneurship Week is November 15-22 Junior Achievement, a partner in Global Entrepreneurship Week, November 15 - 22, joins millions of...

Oct 26, 2010, 01:15 ET
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Junior Achievement, Capital One Take Financial Literacy Education Into the Digital World

Innovative new online simulation provides Southeast Texas students with valuable life skills Local students are one step closer to acquiring the...

Oct 12, 2010, 01:10 ET
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Houston Survey Shows Fewer Teens Admire Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg than Apple Founder Steve Jobs in a Battle of the Tech Titans

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg may have created a product with a half a billion users and be the subject of a hit Hollywood movie, The Social...

Oct 07, 2010, 01:15 ET
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Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas Receives Donation From KBR

Junior Achievement is a beneficiary of KBR's fourth annual Master of the Green charity golf tournament Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas...

Oct 06, 2010, 05:20 ET

In Battle of the Tech Titans, Steve Jobs Most Admired Entrepreneur for Teens, Leaving Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg in the Dust

When asked which entrepreneur teens admire most, Steve Jobs reigns supreme in the 2010 Junior Achievement Teens and Entrepreneurship survey...