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2013-08-16 23:21:51

JANJ empowers New Jersey’s students to own their economic success, while giving schools free resources to meet state financial literacy standards. Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 Four years after New Jersey adopted State Curriculum Standards in Financial Literacy (Standard 9.2), Junior Achievement of New Jersey (JANJ) is at the forefront of delivering standards-based financial education programs that are preparing students across the Garden State to make smarter decisions about...

2013-08-08 08:23:34

Initiative Expands Global Partnership to Empower Young People GABON, Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bechtel is expanding its international partnership with Junior Achievement® (JA) to include a major new entrepreneurship skills training program in Gabon. The training program will teach important business education skills to some 300 young Gabonese in its first year and provide opportunities for Bechtel staff to serve as volunteers and mentors alongside their JA counterparts. The...

2012-08-09 10:27:21

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Junior Achievement Worldwide(®) (JA Worldwide), in partnership with MasterCard (NYSE: MA), presented the final round of the Global JA Titan Challenge live in Wilmington, Del. from Aug. 6-9, 2012. First prize went to Team Tax & Xray from China. The Global Titan Challenge is based on JA Titan(®), an online program that allows teams of high school and university students from around the world to act as chief...

2009-02-11 08:00:00

Paradox Underscores Continued Need for Training in Ethical Decision-Making COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- In large numbers, teens today express a troubling contradiction when it comes to ethical readiness for the workforce. At the same time they express confidence in their preparedness to make the right choices in the future, they freely admit to unethical behavior today. Those are among the key findings of a new national poll from Junior Achievement and Deloitte, the...

2008-10-06 09:00:12

To: TECHNOLOGY EDITORS Contact: Sue McCain of AT&T Inc., +1-314-982-8664, smccain@attnews.us; or Stephanie Bell of JA Worldwide(R), +1-719- 540-6171, sbell@ja.org DALLAS, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In an effort to encourage American high school students to stay in school and increase their competitiveness with counterparts from other countries, AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) and Junior Achievement today announced the launch of a multimillion-dollar, multiyear job shadow initiative...

2008-09-12 18:00:14

By WAYNE HEILMAN, Perhaps JA Worldwide should have allowed this year's hosts of its annual Global Business Competition to participate as well -- they could probably use the $3,000 cash prize to make ends meet once they are laid off next year. Hewlett-Packard Co. provided the prize and hosted the final round of the contest at its Rockrimmon complex, the first time in the 12 years of the competition it has been held in Colorado Springs, which also is home to JA Worldwide's headquarters....

2008-08-20 18:00:27

HP (NYSE:HPQ) and JA Worldwide(R) (Junior Achievement) today announced Team Hattrick from Lithuania as the winner of the HP Global Business Challenge, a worldwide competition designed to increase the business knowledge and skills of students. This week, HP and JA Worldwide hosted 16 students representing eight countries at HP's Colorado Springs campus as they competed in the final round of the contest. Team Hattrick received the first place honor and was granted a cash prize of...