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Back-to-School Survey: 39% of Teens Feel They Are Behind Educationally Due to the Pandemic, Many Believe Permanently

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...
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Junior Achievement of North Florida has received a grant from The Jim Moran Foundation for JA Inspire

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...
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JA Inspire, A Virtual Career Fair for 8th & 11th Grade Students

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...
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Summer Jobs Survey: 68% of 16- and 17-Year-Olds Plan to Work this Summer – Same Level as Pre-Pandemic

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...
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JA Hall of Fame honors local Jacksonville leaders

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....
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