Junior Achievement Survey Also Shows Teens Needing Emotional Support from Adults and Individual Attention from Teachers to Help with Learning 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. Of those, more than a third (37%) feel they are behind... Read More About Back-to-School Survey: 39% of Teens Feel They Are Behind Educationally Due to the Pandemic, Many Believe Permanently »
The grant will support the virtual career exploration program for middle and high school students Jacksonville, Fla., June 30, 2021 – Junior Achievement of North Florida has received a grant from The Jim Moran Foundation to support their new JA Inspire – A Virtual Career Exploration Program. The nonprofit has been awarded $97,000 to introduce students to career... Read More About Junior Achievement of North Florida has received a grant from The Jim Moran Foundation for JA Inspire »
Junior Achievement's JA Inspire is #InspiringTomorrows in Jacksonville and North Florida Something exciting is coming to North Florida’s schools, beginning in the Fall of 2021: JA Inspire , Junior Achievement’s interactive and VIRTUAL career exploration program for 8th and 11th grade students. Are you a teacher? JA Inspire offers students the... Read More About JA Inspire, A Virtual Career Fair for 8th & 11th Grade Students »
Junior Achievement Survey Also Reveals Teens’ Opinions on Debt-Free College and Plans for the Future A new survey of teens conducted for Junior Achievement by the research firm ENGINE Insights shows that two-thirds of 16- and 17-year-olds (68%) plan to work this summer. Nearly the same percentage of teens in that age group (69%) who planned to work in the summer of 2019, based on a... Read More About Summer Jobs Survey: 68% of 16- and 17-Year-Olds Plan to Work this Summer – Same Level as Pre-Pandemic »
On May 27th, Junior Achievement celebrated local leaders that have positively influenced business and education in Jacksonville. Entrepreneur of the Year : Craig Mandeville, Founder & CEO, Forcura JA Inspire Award : Jennifer Chapman, Chair, Public Affairs, Mayo Clinic in FL 23rd Thompson S. Baker Award Recipient : Dr.... Read More About JA Hall of Fame honors local Jacksonville leaders »
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