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JA Program Spotlight: JA More than Money

JA More than Money ® Grades 3 - 5 Students learn about: money-management, goods and services, and global markets Following participation in the program, students will be able to: Identify the role of money in everyday life. Think like entrepreneurs and identify a small business they can start. Learn the basic steps of starting a business. ...
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Introducing the JA of North Florida Board of Directors for 2018 - 2020

JA of North Florida is proud to announce the newly appointed Board of Directors for 2018- 2020. Led by Board Chair, Lisa O'Neill - DTCC, we are grateful to have their support and direction! Board Chair  Lisa O'Neill , DTCC Chair-Elect Steven Kelley , TIAA Bank Executive Committee Treasurer - Scott Finnegan , Baptist Health Secretary - Mary-Ann...
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2018 JA of North Florida Golf Classic

  The JA of North Florida Golf Classic took place on May 23 at THE PLAYERS Championship Stadium Course.   When the JA North Florida Golf Classic started 30 years ago, $40,000 was raised. Since then, this tournament has raised nearly $4 million for financial literacy in North Florida. Thirty years ago, JA reached 7,765 students; this year we will reach 60,000 - a...
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JA Financial Literacy Center -- Education that Sticks

Sabrina Kinslow, our program manager for JA Girl$ and Westside-Jax, shared this story after speaking with students at a career fair:   "This morning I attended a career fair at North Shore Elementary School. We’ve partnered with North Shore in multiple capacities and were asked to have a table available for students to chat with us about JA.    The...
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Research reveals boys' interest in STEM careers declining; girls' interest unchanged

Year two of Junior Achievement & EY survey of 13-17-year olds shows how teens’ career ambitions, educational priorities and economic outlook have significantly shifted in one year New 2018 research conducted on behalf of Junior Achievement and Ernst & Young LLP (EY) illustrates how in just one year after first being surveyed, high school age teens’ career ambitions have shifted...
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