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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...

Mar 22, 2010, 08:00 ET

Poll: Many Teens Don't Budget, Aren't Interested in Learning How to Manage Money, or Think Budgeting Is Only for Adults

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

Mar 08, 2010, 05:20 ET

Teen Careers Poll: Boys Motivated by Higher Salary While More Girls Are Self-Motivated

As the number of women surpasses men in the workforce, a recent Junior Achievement (JA)-ING poll found striking differences in the opinions of...

Feb 11, 2010, 14:59 ET
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 NEW YORK, NY UNITED STATES
 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...