Author: jacolorado

December 20, 2021

Career Readiness: First Step For Success

Above: High school students attending a JA Job Shadow event at ttec in 2019. Two students who graduate with a degree in the same exact field from the same university...

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November 16, 2021

A Strong Return for the JA Stock Market Challenge

When JA high school students learn the ins and outs of the global economy, they don’t sit idly in a classroom. They compete in an exciting, realistic simulation of the...

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September 23, 2021

91% of Teens Say They Need Additional Support This School Year

A new survey of teens conducted for Junior Achievement by the research firm ENGINE Insights shows that nearly 2-in-5 (39%) feel that they are behind educationally because of the pandemic....

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August 31, 2021

The Meaning of Work

Written by Jack E. Kosakowski, President & CEO of Junior Achievement USA https://vimeo.com/594128089 Much has been made in recent months about “The Great Resignation,” the tendency of young workers, primarily...

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August 13, 2021

Junior Achievement Sells Lodo Offices to Denver Metro Chamber for $5.1 Million, Plans New $17 Million Facility in Denver Tech Center

Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain closed on a sale of its floor located at 1445 Market Street, the organization announced today. The floor was sold for $5.1 million to the Denver Metro...

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July 12, 2021

JA Brings Programming to Native American Students in Wyoming

St. Stephens Indian School students participating in a virtual version of JA Career Speakers Series in spring 2021. It started the way many fruitful partnerships do, with an introduction. Rob...

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July 6, 2021

New JA Parade of Playhouses Event Coming to Stanley Marketplace July 19 – August 7

Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Denver7, and Stanley Marketplace present the Parade of Playhouses display and raffle, July 19 – August 7, 2021. The event features five imaginative children’s playhouses created and...

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June 2, 2021

JA’s Virtual Stock Market Simulation Fills Gap for Students Excited About GameStop and AMC

Screenshot of JA's custom-built Stock Market Simulation This past year has seen much volatility in the stock market. In January, we saw GameStop make seismic moves, and this week AMC...

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May 13, 2021

Community Partners Advance JA Finance Park Reach

A student shows off his budget inside of the JA Finance Park facility. Financial literacy and career readiness are two of the key pathways behind JA’s mission. For nearly a...

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