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Feb 11, 2010, 14:59 ET
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 02/11/2010

Junior Achievement of New York Announces New President - Joseph A. Peri

Junior Achievement of New York's Board of Directors proudly announces the appointment of Joseph A. Peri as its new President.  Mr. Peri will...

Feb 01, 2010, 08:00 ET

New Teen Career Exploration Tools Are Just a Mouse-Click Away

Junior Achievement, DeVry University, and Career Corner Digital have partnered to create a highly engaging career exploration resource for...

Jan 26, 2010, 08:00 ET

New National Poll: Teens Value 'Doing Good' More Than Making Money

Teens entering the workforce today face one of the worst recessions in decades but remain optimistic about their future careers. In fact, 90...

Oct 19, 2009, 01:15 ET

TV Networks Plan a Big Week for Volunteer Service

Junior Achievement's Volunteer-Coordinated Program is an Answer for the Call to Service For seven straight days starting on October 19,...

Oct 13, 2009, 05:20 ET

Teens Admire Steve Jobs Most Among Celebrity Entrepreneurs

More than ever, being a celebrity means being a brand. The fabulous and famous increasingly are entrepreneurs, marketing products to...

Sep 22, 2009, 08:05 ET

New Texas Poll: Three-Fourths of Houston-Area Teens Say Entrepreneurship Should Be Taught in School

The results of a new local companion poll released today by Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas indicate that 78 percent of Houston-area teens...

Aug 24, 2009, 01:15 ET

Carl Wunsche Sr. High School Sponsors Project E.T.H.I.C.S. Presented by Junior Achievement

Poll: Most teens think they can make ethical business decisions, yet many also believe it is okay to lie and cheat With news headlines...

Jun 10, 2009, 09:00 ET

Report: An 'Entrepreneurial Workforce' Critical to America's Future Success in the Global Economy

Poll from Junior Achievement and Gallup Shows Overwhelming Majority of Employers and Employees Support Concept A new report from the Junior...

May 27, 2009, 01:05 ET

Jobs For Houston Teens Have Not Cooled Down Despite Economic Downturn

National poll shows Houston teens fair better than their counterparts While the rest of the country is experiencing declines in employment,...

May 26, 2009, 18:00 ET
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 04/23/2009

W.T. Clarke High School Students Win 'Best in Show' Honors at the 2009 JANY Business Plan Competition

Winning Team Recognized for Having their Fingers on 'the Pulse' of Nail Care Innovation! Students from W.T. Clarke High School, located in...

Apr 23, 2009, 13:05 ET
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 04/23/2009

Junior Achievement Business Plan Competition Positions NYC Students at Epi-center of East Coast Generation E-Economy:

E = Education, Empowerment & Entrepreneurship Today, Junior Achievement of New York (JANY) is pleased to announce 30 student teams who have...

Apr 20, 2009, 01:05 ET

Junior Achievement Poll: Economic Jitters Cause Houston Families to Stay Home

Houston-area families eating out less frequently and taking less expensive vacations. Some of the widespread effects of the economic crisis --...

Mar 02, 2009, 01:10 ET

Struggling Economy Forces Teens to Change College and Career Plans

Houston Junior Achievement Poll Finds Some Teens Considering Lower Tuition Schools. The results of the 2009 Junior Achievement "Kids and Careers"...

Feb 03, 2009, 11:41 ET

Houston Teens Answer Age-Old Question of 'What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?'

Houston Poll: Doctor is number one, Business person tied for second. Houston teens answered that age-old question of "What do you want to be when...

Dec 02, 2008, 12:25 ET

Junior Achievement of Central Maryland President and CEO Announces Retirement

After 28 years of dedicated service to Junior Achievement, Bonnae J. Meshulam, President and CEO, will retire from her post effective December 15,...

Nov 14, 2008, 14:03 ET

Top NYC & Long Island Business Leaders Join Junior Achievement Board to Prepare Young People to Succeed in a Global Economy

Junior Achievement of New York, Inc. (JANY) is pleased to announce the addition of eight new members to the Junior Achievement of New York Board of...

May 20, 2008, 01:00 ET

Local High School Students Compete in Junior Achievement of New York's First-Ever Business Plan Competition

NEW YORK, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, Monday, May 19, aspiring student entrepreneurs from six New York City area high schools competed in...

May 15, 2008, 01:00 ET

Local High School Students Compete in Junior Achievement of New York's First-Ever Business Plan Competition

NEW YORK, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Aspiring student entrepreneurs from six New York City area high schools will compete Monday, May 19 in a...

Jan 22, 2007, 00:00 ET

Metro Detroit Participates in National Job Shadow Program

DETROIT, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan is partnering with several metro Detroit based companies to have...

Oct 19, 2006, 01:00 ET

Junior Achievement and Rock Financial Open Michigan's First 'Finance Park' in Downtown Detroit Today

DETROIT, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan (JA) will officially open its Rock Financial JA Finance Park...