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June 1, 2015

It’s a reality: SB56 was signed into law

The Colorado legislative session adjourned on May 6, 2015. The 70th General Assembly considered an unprecedented number of education-related bills. At the center of debate were bills related to the...

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May 27, 2015

Colorado Teens Opt to Step Up rather than Sleep In

Hundreds of Colorado high school students are attending Junior Achievement (JA) Business Week, a residential business boot camp presented by Arrow Electronics, Inc., held at Johnson & Wales University in Denver...

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May 26, 2015

Merrill Lynch Banker Invests in the Future

Matt Stotler, senior vice president and banking regional manager for Merrill Lynch and Bank of America, has made volunteering for Junior Achievement part of his banking career the past 20...

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May 4, 2015

Thank a Teacher Today!

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 4  to 8, 2015.  Junior Achievement would like to thank all of the wonderful teachers who welcome JA volunteers into their classrooms.  We appreciate you!

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April 30, 2015

Partner Profile: Nelnet

Nelnet is working to make educational dreams possible.  Headquartered in Lincoln Nebraska with locations throughout the U.S. and Canada, Nelnet associates serve customers throughout the education life cycle, helping families...

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April 29, 2015

“Through JA, I can empower a young person”

Nicole Staudinger’s first experience with Junior Achievement dates back nearly 15 years. As a new officer for FirstBank, Nicole was introduced to Junior Achievement through the JA Bowl-A-Thon. She started...

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April 27, 2015

State Farm® Awards $20,000 Grant to Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc.

State Farm announced that it has awarded a $20,000 grant to Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. (JA). JA is a nonprofit organization that inspires and prepares young people to embrace free...

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April 17, 2015

Professional and Personal Transformation

By Andy Silver, State Farm Agent and JA Volunteer Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. has played an important role in my life as a business owner and volunteer.  I first volunteered...

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April 6, 2015

Man on the Street: Financial Literacy

April is National Financial Literacy Month and we hit the street to talk to parents and teens about credit, budgeting and personal finance. CreditWhat is compound interest? Why is it...

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