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Jul 29, 2020, 10:04 ET Back-to-School Survey: Two-Thirds of Teens Concerned About Attending School In-Person this Fall

A new survey from Junior Achievement (JA) by research firm ENGINE Insights shows that two-thirds of teens (66%) are concerned about attending school...


Jun 17, 2020, 10:11 ET Class of 2020 Survey: Half of Graduating Seniors Change Plans for After High School Due to COVID-19

Roughly half (49%) of Class of 2020 graduating seniors say their plans for after high school have changed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic,...


Jun 10, 2020, 10:04 ET New Online Game to Help Teens Explore Careers in Project Management

The Project Management Institute Educational Foundation (PMIEF) and Junior Achievement USA (JA) have teamed up to develop Project Management for All, ...


May 26, 2020, 10:03 ET Survey: The "New Normal" Hasn't Dampened Teens' Interest in Becoming Entrepreneurs

A new survey for Junior Achievement (JA) and the Brian Hamilton Foundation by research firm ENGINE Insights shows that teens remain open to becoming...


May 21, 2020, 10:03 ET Mark Cuban and Brian Hamilton to Headline Junior Achievement's "Why Entrepreneurship Now: A Virtual Event for America's Teens" on May 27

As an extension of their digital and experiential learning resources, Junior Achievement is partnering with the Brian Hamilton Foundation, the Mark...


Apr 23, 2020, 09:02 ET Two-thirds of America's Teens are Concerned About the Financial Impact of COVID-19

The financial impact and pressure brought by COVID-19 are weighing heavily on American teenagers, with more than two-thirds of teens (69%) saying...


Apr 15, 2020, 11:02 ET Junior Achievement and CNBC to Host "Tomorrows Are More Important Than Ever: A Virtual Town Hall for America's Teens" on April 23

As an extension of their digital and experiential learning resources, Junior Achievement is partnering with Invest in You: Ready. Set. Grow., CNBC's...


Apr 01, 2020, 10:03 ET Junior Achievement Releases Free Resource to Help Teens Understand Financial Impact of COVID-19

Junior Achievement (JA) is releasing a free guide for teens titled Making Sense: Understanding the Financial Impact of COVID-19. The guide answers...


Feb 19, 2020, 10:09 ET Junior Achievement Honors 49 Organizations With U.S. President's Volunteer Service Award

Junior Achievement USA® (JA) announced today that it will honor 49 organizations with the 2018-2019 U.S. President's Volunteer Service Awards. The...


Jan 15, 2020, 10:02 ET Junior Achievement Launches "Inspiring Tomorrows™" Awareness Campaign

Junior Achievement (JA) is launching a new awareness campaign aimed at connecting volunteers from the community with young people as mentors and role ...


Nov 21, 2019, 10:02 ET Black Friday Survey: More than a Third of Teens Plan to Hit the Malls this Holiday Shopping Season

Traditional retailers may be getting a holiday gift from America's teenagers this shopping season. A new survey from Junior Achievement USA (JA)...


Nov 07, 2019, 10:24 ET Teens Think Economics Education is Important, but Struggle with Basic Economic Concepts

According to a recent survey, 93 percent of teens believe economics education is "important," yet struggle with basic concepts like "supply and...


Nov 06, 2019, 09:00 ET "The States of Entrepreneurship in America" report from Junior Achievement Shows Opportunities and Limitations of Entrepreneurship Education in U.S.

November is Entrepreneurship Month. To mark the occasion, Junior Achievement is releasing The States of Entrepreneurship in America report for 2019....


Nov 05, 2019, 10:13 ET Junior Achievement and EY to Bring Thousands of Entrepreneurs into Classrooms during National Entrepreneurship Month in November

For the third year in a row, Junior Achievement and EY will be bringing entrepreneurs into high school classrooms across the country during November, ...


Oct 30, 2019, 10:02 ET Junior Achievement and PwC Launch Online Resource to Help Teens Better Understand the Costs of College and Other Options after High School

This is the time of the school year when many high school seniors are beginning the college application process. To help these teens, and also those...


Oct 22, 2019, 10:00 ET Junior Achievement USA Receives $1.2 Million Gift from the Chick-fil-A® Foundation

Junior Achievement USA (JA) announced today that it has received a $1.2 million gift from the Chick-fil-A Foundation. The funds will be used to...


Oct 08, 2019, 10:02 ET Accenture's Amy Fuller Joins Junior Achievement USA Board of Directors

Junior Achievement USA (JA) today announced that Amy Fuller, Accenture's chief marketing & communications officer, has joined its board of directors. ...


Sep 05, 2019, 10:05 ET New "Retire4Real" Online Game Will Help Teens Understand the Importance of Investing for Retirement

Junior Achievement USA (JA) and leading organizations in the retirement services industry have developed a new online game, called Retire4Real, to...


Aug 12, 2019, 10:12 ET National Financial Awareness Day Survey: Cash is Still King with Teens When it Comes to Purchases

Teens may love technology, but most still rely on cash when it comes to purchases and getting money from mom and dad. In fact, 80 percent of teens...


May 22, 2019, 10:12 ET Survey: Teen Girls' Interest in STEM Careers Declines

A new survey by Junior Achievement (JA) conducted by the research group Engine shows that only 9 percent of girls between ages of 13 and 17 are...


May 08, 2019, 10:03 ET 69 Percent of Teens Support "Debt-Free College;" Drops to 33 Percent if it Means "Higher Taxes"

A new survey by Junior Achievement (JA) conducted by the research group Engine shows that more than two-thirds (69%) of teens between the ages of 13...


Apr 04, 2019, 10:27 ET Janus Henderson Commits Nearly $1.6 Million to Junior Achievement for the Redevelopment of its JA Titan® Program

The Janus Henderson Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Janus Henderson today announced a grant of $1,585,000 to Junior Achievement (JA) for the...


Apr 03, 2019, 10:00 ET More than A Third of Teens Don't Believe they will be Financially Independent from Parents by Age 30

A new national survey by Junior Achievement USA (JA) and Citizens Bank shows that more than 30 percent of teens do not believe they will be...


Mar 12, 2019, 13:08 ET Anderson Family Foundation Makes $1.5 Million Lead Gift to Junior Achievement of Southern California's "Campaign4Kids"

Junior Achievement of Southern California (JA SoCal) is very pleased to announce that it has received a $1.5 million gift from The Anderson Family...


Mar 06, 2019, 10:17 ET Junior Achievement to "Ring In" its Centennial by Ringing the NYSE Closing Bell on March 12, 2019

On March 12, 2019, Junior Achievement USA® (JA) will ring The Closing Bell® at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in celebration of JA's 100th...