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April 21, 2020

JA Offers Free Online Resources for Students Learning From Home

A Highlands Ranch student participates in a virtual JA lesson from home. Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain (JA) is providing free online learning resources and videos to teachers, parents and guardians to...

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May 6, 2019

4th Graders Get a Closer Look at Colorado Resources through Partnership with CRED

Junior Achievement’s fourth grade program introduces students to entrepreneurship and how entrepreneurs use resources to produce goods and services in a region. As students operate a mock hot dog stand,...

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December 10, 2018

College And Elementary Students Learn Life Lessons From Each Other

[caption id="attachment_17051" align="alignright" width="700"] Malley Drive Elementary principal Francesca Craver talks to CU Denver sociology students about her school and their experience working with the school's students as JA volunteers.[/caption]...

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Trip Home Sparks Passion for JA Volunteer

On a recent trip home to Wisconsin, Junior Achievement volunteer Tom Durkin asked his nieces, both in their late teens, about their future plans. To his surprise, both girls expressed...

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JA Alum Inspires Next Generation of Leaders

Andrew Hewat remembers Junior Achievement (JA) volunteers teaching in his elementary school back in Charlotte, North Carolina. Having the presence of a business leader right there, in his classroom, was...

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September 4, 2018

President’s Message: Pump Up the Bacon Jam

I love farmers markets. Amid all the tents and colorful signs, there’s something charming about discovering unique foods not available in a brick and mortar store and having a direct...

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August 23, 2018

American Furniture Warehouse Partnership Helping Thousands of Students Learn Financial Responsibility

Imagine you were able to practice being an adult before you actually became one. Do you wish you had a greater understanding of taxes or insurance? Maybe you wish you had...

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July 31, 2018

Western Union Support Leads to Successful Student Outcomes

[caption id="attachment_16580" align="alignright" width="470"] Exploring career opportunities, students benefit from the work readiness focus of JA Personal Success[/caption] Listening attentively to Heather Kingsley, a volunteer from Western Union, students at...

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June 28, 2018

President’s Message: Inspired to Action

We’ve all heard rousing speeches, read stirring books, and watched exciting movies. But what makes something meaningful, rather than simply enjoyable, is the action that results. As author Mary Morrissey...

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