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Junior Achievement of Wisconsin Receives $32,000 Grant from SC Johnson to Teach Racine County Students Life Skills

Junior Achievement of Wisconsin (JA) is pleased to announce it has received a $32,000 grant from SC Johnson to support financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and career readiness education for Racine County K-12 students during the upcoming school year. “This grant from SC Johnson helps provide lessons to Racine students in ways that match the Racine Unified […]

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Junior Achievement Awards Scholarships to Six Wisconsin Students

Junior Achievement of Wisconsin (JA) has awarded over $22,000 to six Wisconsin students. Scholarship winners were selected based on their accomplishments in academics, leadership, business, community service, or their participation in Junior Achievement programs.  “We are honored to distribute scholarships to these well-deserving recipients,” said Michael Frohna, President, Junior Achievement of Wisconsin. “The accomplishments highlighted […]

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Junior Achievement of Wisconsin Offers Free Online-Learning Resources for Teachers, Parents, and Guardians

Junior Achievement of Wisconsin is providing free online-learning resources to teachers, parents, and guardians to help keep students engaged during this time. Family-friendly, downloadable resources are available for elementary, middle, and high school students and are organized by school level. Lessons are less than 30 minutes and offer topics such as: wants vs. needs, creating […]

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Junior Achievement of Wisconsin Receives $124,260 from Wells Fargo to Provide Work Readiness and Financial Literacy Education to Students

Junior Achievement of Wisconsin has received $124,260 in grants from Wells Fargo consistent with the company’s focus on supporting community issues, including small business growth, financial education, and workforce development. With the grants, Junior Achievement will provide work readiness, business, and financial literacy education to students in grades K-12. Junior Achievement programs are provided in […]

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Junior Achievement to Celebrate Centennial with Free Movie Screening

RACINE, Wis. – Come join Junior Achievement (JA) on October 16 as the organization celebrates its 100- year anniversary with a free movie screening and other festivities. For the past century, JA programs have touched lives in every U.S. state and more than 100 countries internationally, impacting young people through lessons of financial literacy, workplace […]

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Junior Achievement Volunteers Make a Difference in Student Learning

Racine, Wisconsin — Back-to-school season is here. In the coming days, thousands of Junior Achievement volunteers will join educators to provide relevant programs that connect what students are learning in school to real-life applications later on. Research conducted by Junior Achievement and Survey Monkey shows that helping students link what they learn in school to […]

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Junior Achievement of Wisconsin

Junior Achievement is one of over 45 nonprofits showcased at this year’s Harborfest: Celebrating Racine & Kenosha Counties.  They have been involved with Harborfest for three years! Volunteering with JA is one of the best ways to help promote financial literacy!  Founded in 1919, Junior Achievement is the world’s largest organization dedicated to educating students […]