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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...

Aug 09, 2010, 08:00 ET

Ten Junior Achievement Operations Win International Awards for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

At Junior Achievement USA's (JA's) recent National Leadership Conference, 10 JA operations were each presented with a 2010 MetLife Foundation...

Jul 19, 2010, 01:15 ET

Junior Achievement Announces Finalists in 2010 North American JA Company of the Year Competition

Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas is proud to announce that two local teams of young entrepreneurs have qualified for the finals of the 2010...

Apr 26, 2010, 01:15 ET

Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas Asks Houston to Get Out the Vote for $1 Million Grant

Sam's Club Selects JA as one of eight nonprofits who could win big during 'Giving Made Simple' Campaign  Junior Achievement of Southeast...

Apr 20, 2010, 01:10 ET

College-Bound Texas Teens Face Budget Squeeze; Many Alter Education Plans

As incoming college freshmen prepare to turn in their acceptance letters on May 1, many families are scrambling to figure out how to fund their...

Apr 13, 2010, 08:00 ET

College-Bound Teens Face Budget Squeeze; Many Alter Education Plans

As incoming college freshmen prepare to turn in their acceptance letters on May 1, many families are scrambling to figure out how to fund their...

Apr 13, 2010, 01:10 ET

Driving Financial Education in Houston

On the eve of Financial Literacy month, Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas announced that Capital One Financial Corporation provided the...

Apr 06, 2010, 01:10 ET

National and Local Poll: Junior Achievement-Allstate Foundation Survey Shows Too Many Teens Fall Short in Understanding Money Basics as U.S. Faces Economic Crossroads

As economists, elected officials and the American public ponder how to strengthen the U.S. economy by rebalancing the nation's spending and...