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Feb 10, 2014, 04:51 ET Spectra Energy Sponsors JA Job Shadow At Houston Rockets

On Wednesday, February 12th , more than 500 high school students from 20 different schools will have the opportunity to experience sports management...


Jan 28, 2014, 03:54 ET JA Inspire To Bring Thousands of Students Together With Houston Businesses

Junior Achievement of Southeast Houston (JASET) will host a job awareness fair that will allow eighth grade students to interact with more than 30...


Jan 03, 2014, 03:12 ET Junior Achievement Helps Prepare Houston Students for the World of Work with Support from Microsoft

Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas high school students from Westchester Academy of International Studies in Spring Branch ISD participating in JA ...


Oct 15, 2013, 05:16 ET 5th Annual Young Women's Leadership Conference

On Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 65 female students from 12th grade at Incarnate Word Academy in Houston will participate in the Fifth Annual Young...


Jul 25, 2013, 11:43 ET Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas Wins International Award for Innovation

Junior Achievement (JA) of Southeast Texas has won one of five 2013 MetLife Foundation "Sowing the Seeds of Entrepreneurship" Awards, representing a...


May 22, 2013, 04:54 ET SURVEY: 86% of Houston Teens Plan to Work this Summer-47 Percent are very Confident They will Find Jobs Despite NATIONAL DOUBLE-Digit Teen Unemployment RATE

Junior Achievement USA's 2013 Teens and Summer Jobs survey reveals a teen population confident in its ability to find summer work, despite a...


Mar 28, 2013, 03:29 ET Spectra Energy Sponsors JA Job Shadow At Houston Rockets

Yesterday, March 27, the Houston Rockets hosted more than 500 high school students from 20 different school groups for the opportunity to "practice...


Mar 27, 2013, 10:05 ET Percentage Of Teens Who Think They Will Be Financially Dependent On Parents Until Age 25-27 More Than Doubles, New Survey Finds

Junior Achievement USA® (JA) and The Allstate Foundation's 2013 Teens and Personal Finance Poll shows that teenagers are more optimistic about their...


Jan 23, 2013, 08:10 ET Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas (Houston) Wins the 2012 Peak Performance Team Award

Junior Achievement (JA) USA has recognized Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas and its staff with the 2012 Peak Performance Team Award (PPTA). The...


Jan 18, 2013, 08:10 ET Junior Achievement and Microsoft Help Prepare Houston-area Students for the World of Work

Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas and Microsoft today announced a new collaboration as part of the Microsoft YouthSpark initiative to help local...


Dec 06, 2012, 08:10 ET Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas Receives $5,000 Grant from TDAmeritrade to Provide Hands-On Learning Initiatives for Houston Youth

Junior Achievement (JA) of Southeast Texas announced that it has received a $5,000 grant from TDAmeritrade to provide economic empowerment programs...


Nov 28, 2012, 08:10 ET Give Your Teen the Gift of Smart Money Management this Holiday Season

Junior Achievement (JA) is presenting its recommendations for the 2012 holiday shopping season, and following them won't require waiting in lines at...


Nov 01, 2012, 11:52 ET New Junior Achievement Survey Finds Jobs, Economy and Education Top Concerns of Teens in 2012 Election

According to a new national survey of teens, adults are not the only ones worried about jobs, the economy and education during this presidential...


Oct 12, 2012, 08:00 ET First Annual Young Women's Leadership Conference Presented By Junior Achievement Of Southeast Texas

On Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 60 female students from Incarnate Word Academy (IWA) in Houston will participate in the first annual Young Women's...


Aug 20, 2012, 08:10 ET 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 06, 2012, 08:15 ET 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 award is...


Jul 09, 2012, 08:05 ET Houston-area Students to compete in Junior Achievement's National JA Company of the Year Event

5 Junior Achievement (JA) of Southeast Texas students have been invited to The JA Company of the Year national championships at the Junior...


Jun 15, 2012, 08:10 ET 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 used...


Apr 23, 2012, 08:05 ET 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...


Mar 28, 2012, 11:20 ET 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 to reach 100,000...


Mar 13, 2012, 08:05 ET 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 Junior ...


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

Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas will induct three new laureates into the 2012 JA Hall of Achievement on March 29, 2012 at the Hilton Americas - ...


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

On Tuesday, February 28, more than 500 high school students from 20 different school groups will have the opportunity to "practice sports management" ...


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

The State Farm Youth Advisory Board announced that Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas will receive a $100,000 service-learning grant for JA's What ...


Aug 23, 2011, 07:45 ET 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:...