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JA Economics®

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JA Economics reinforces concepts of micro- and macro-economics by having students explore the basic characteristics of the U.S. economic system and how economic principles influence business decisions.
 
The program also introduces students to career opportunities and consumer issues, and it helps reinforce important academic and leadership skills, including research and data analysis, problem-solving and critical thinking.
 
JA Economics is a one-semester course and is recommended for students in grades 11 and 12. Instructional materials include textbooks and study guides. JA Company Program and JA Titan are supplementary programs.
 
All JA programs are designed to support the skills and competencies identified by the Partnership for 21st Century Skills. JA programs also correlate to state standards in social studies, English, and mathematics, and to Common Core State Standards.
 

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