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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...


Feb 26, 2019, 10:02 ET Survey Finds Teens and Young Adults Continue Putting off Career Decisions as They Progress from High School to College

Survey results from 2,000 high school and college-aged teens, and young adults, across the country shows that a significant portion of students...


Feb 21, 2019, 10:02 ET Junior Achievement Releases Study that Examines How "Disconnected Youth" Changed between 1970 and 2017

A new study for Junior Achievement USA by the Washington, DC-based Population Reference Bureau shows changes from 1970 to 2017 in the characteristics ...


Feb 13, 2019, 13:13 ET Six Honorees to Receive the Junior Achievement National Centennial Leadership Award

Six honorees representing Junior Achievement operations in seven U.S. cities have been named recipients of the Junior Achievement National Centennial ...


Feb 12, 2019, 10:02 ET More than Half of Teens Believe Student Loan Debt should be Forgiven, According to Junior Achievement Survey

A new survey of 1,000 13- to 17-year olds shows that more than half (51%) believe that the government or banks should forgive the $1.5 trillion in...


Feb 06, 2019, 12:30 ET Junior Achievement Honors 44 Organizations With U.S. President's Volunteer Service Award

Junior Achievement USA® (JA) announced today that it will honor 44 organizations with the 2017-2018 U.S. President's Volunteer Service Awards. The...


Jan 15, 2019, 10:00 ET Junior Achievement Marks Its Centennial in 2019 with Its "100 Years. 100% Ready" Campaign

Junior Achievement (JA) will be celebrating its centennial throughout 2019. Today, Junior Achievement is kicking off its 100 Years. 100% Ready™...


Jan 08, 2019, 09:45 ET Junior Achievement is Turning 100!

Junior Achievement (JA) is celebrating its centennial in 2019. JA was started in 1919 in Springfield, Massachusetts by Strathmore Paper Founder...


Nov 14, 2018, 10:00 ET Black Friday Survey: Majority of Teens Plan to Shop at Brick-and-Mortar Stores this Holiday Season, Despite Changing Retail Landscape

While much has been made about the growth of online shopping and the impact on traditional retail, a new survey from Junior Achievement USA (JA)...


Nov 08, 2018, 10:00 ET National Entrepreneurship Month Research Shows 41 Percent of Teens would Consider Starting a Business as a Career Option

New research from Junior Achievement and Ernst & Young LLP (EY) shows that 41 percent of teens would consider entrepreneurship as a career option,...


Nov 05, 2018, 10:00 ET KPMG donates more than $1.7 Million to Junior Achievement USA for the Redevelopment of its JA Finance Park® Program

Junior Achievement USA (JA) announced today that it has received a grant of $1,743,600 from KPMG LLP for the redevelopment of its JA Finance Park®...


Oct 05, 2018, 10:00 ET Coca-Cola's Monica Howard Douglas Joins Junior Achievement USA Board of Directors

Junior Achievement USA (JA) announced today that Monica Howard Douglas, General Counsel for Coca-Cola North America, has joined the Junior...


Sep 25, 2018, 10:00 ET Majority of Teens are Worried About their Parents' Preparedness to Retire, Know Little About Planning for their Own Retirement

A new survey by Junior Achievement USA and AIG finds that nearly two-thirds (64 percent) of teens are concerned about their parents' preparedness for ...


Sep 20, 2018, 12:47 ET Junior Achievement Launches Re-Imagined JA It's My Future® with the Support of Emerson

Junior Achievement USA announced today the launching of its re-imagined JA It's My Future® program, made possible with a $300,000 gift from Emerson....


Jun 28, 2018, 01:16 ET Junior Achievement Teen Entrepreneurs Of Beelieve From Canton, Ohio-Area Win "JA Company Of The Year"

On Wednesday, June 20, in Washington, D.C., the teen entrepreneurs of Beelieve Inc., representing Junior Achievement of East Central Ohio, were...


May 23, 2018, 10:03 ET Research Reveals Boys' Interest In STEM Careers Declining; Girls' Interest Unchanged

New 2018 research conducted on behalf of Junior Achievement and Ernst & Young LLP (EY) illustrates how in just one year after first being surveyed,...


May 09, 2018, 10:00 ET Achievement Foundation Awards More than Half a Million Dollars in Grants to Junior Achievement Offices to Expand the JA Company Program®

The Achievement Foundation announced today the awarding of Hugh B. Sweeny Jr. Grants totaling $585,000 over two years to Junior Achievement offices...


May 01, 2018, 09:30 ET One-Third of College Freshmen Have Less than $1,000 in College Savings; Neither High School nor College Students are Prepared to Manage the Cost of College

According to a new survey conducted on behalf of Junior Achievement USA and Rhode Island-based Citizens Bank, a troubling majority of high school...


Apr 12, 2018, 01:53 ET Junior Achievement Named "Organization of the Year" by the Institute for Financial Literacy as Part of its 2018 Excellence In Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) Awards

Junior Achievement (JA) has been named "Organization of the Year" by the Institute for Financial Literacy as part of its 2018 Excellence In Financial ...


Apr 04, 2018, 09:32 ET Only Half of Teens Say Gaining Financial Independence from Parents is a Goal for the Future

A new survey by Junior Achievement USA and AIG finds that only half of teens cite becoming financially independent of parents as one of their future...


Feb 01, 2018, 11:06 ET Junior Achievement Honors 57 Organizations With U.S. President's Volunteer Service Award

Junior Achievement USA® (JA) announced today that it will honor 57 organizations with the 2016-2017 U.S. President's Volunteer Service Awards. The...