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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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State Farm Good Neighbor Citizenship Grant will help Junior Achievement prepare high school students for the workforce

    Junior Achievement of North Florida received a State Farm Good Neighbor Citizenship grant to carry out its JA Work$ initiative that teaches workforce preparation to high school students. These students will get a firsthand experience of the working world when they are trained and given a “job” to teach Junior Achievement’s professionally prepared...
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Junior Achievement volunteers teach for 7th Annual Wise Money Week in Jacksonville

JA partners with Family Foundations every year for Wi$e Money Week. Wise Money Week, held this year from May 13-19, is a week of activities and events celebrating the importance of good money management and providing financial education designed to help us all become wise about money.    Wi$e Money Week was created to offer programs, classes and activities to...
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