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Sep 23, 2020, 10:03 ET Junior Achievement and The Hartford Rollout the New JA Company Program® to Help Young People Learn How to Run a Startup

Today, Junior Achievement USA, with the support of The Hartford, is announcing the launch of the new JA Company Program®. The updated program, which...


Sep 17, 2020, 10:03 ET Junior Achievement and RSM Unveil Take Stock in Your Future® to Teach Teens About the Stock Market

RSM US LLP ("RSM") – the nation's leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market – along with Junior Achievement ...


Sep 16, 2020, 10:02 ET Hilton Grand Vacations Announces National Partnership with Junior Achievement USA

Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE: HGV) is excited to announce it has chosen Junior Achievement USA (JA) as a national partner in its corporate...


Sep 10, 2020, 10:01 ET ABA Foundation and Junior Achievement Announce Partnership to Empower America's Youth With Money Skills

The American Bankers Association Foundation and Junior Achievement today announced a new two-year partnership to work collaboratively to help our...


Sep 09, 2020, 10:03 ET Junior Achievement and Discover Launch JA Finance Park Virtual® to Help Teens Better Understand Financial Concepts

Today, Junior Achievement USA, with the support of Discover, is announcing the launch of JA Finance Park Virtual®. The program is designed to help...


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...