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March 6, 2020

Charles Schwab redefines “investment”

JA volunteers with Charles Schwab at 2019 JA Stock Market Challenge Whether they’re throwing strikes at Junior Achievement (JA) Bowl-A-Thon, hosting thousands high school students at the JA Stock Market...

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March 3, 2020

The Business of Space: Teens Develop ‘Mission to Mars’ Business Plan

Maybe engineers don’t always have to “reinvent the wheel,” but for those who are trying to build wheels on Mars rovers, they’ll at least want to get creative with the...

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March 2, 2020

Tax Day could be a big day for JA

In 2019, Colorado returned more than $1 billion in refunds to 1.9 million state taxpayers. This year, Coloradans who receive a state income tax refund will have a chance to...

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February 27, 2020

Independent Financial and Junior Achievement partnership multiplies impact

Independent Financial believes in building strong, healthy communities, and has recognized how Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. (JA) is making a substantial difference in young people’s lives. They also believe in...

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February 17, 2020

The Business of Giving Back: Empowering Employees

Through corporate social responsibility (CSR), companies can motivate, inspire, and give employees a deeper sense of purpose. Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. (JA) partners are experts at employee engagement in the...

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February 12, 2020

Behind the scenes, this school’s office manager builds bridges in the community

Mariano Vazquez-Hernandez with student at Coronado Hills Elementary. The value of administrative professionals in education cannot be understated. They are the often the unsung heroes behind the scenes, organizing, planning,...

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February 6, 2020

The value of handshakes and hands-on education

David Haining teaches Severance High School students business and technology skills they need for the future No matter the changes in his life and career, David Haining has always been...

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January 14, 2020

The Business of Giving Back: Vision & Values

JA volunteer from Janus Henderson at Palmer Elementary School If you feel that businesses should give back to the community in which they operate, you are not alone. Research by...

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December 17, 2019

Three reasons why educators love the JA High School Leaders program

As any Junior Achievement (JA) student would tell you, JA volunteers embody what it means to motivate others and give back to the community as role models. Through the JA...

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