JU­NIOR ACHIEVE­MENT PRO­GRAMMES JA Per­sonal Finance (Grades 10-11):

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JA Our­selves (Grade 1):

JA Our­selves uses sto­ry­book char­ac­ters in read-aloud and hands-on ac­tiv­i­ties to in­tro­duce the role peo­ple play in an econ­omy.

JA Our Fam­i­lies (Grade 2):

JA Our Fam­i­lies explains how fam­ily mem­bers’ jobs and busi­nesses con­trib­ute to the well-be­ing of the fam­ily and of the com­mu­nity.

JA Our Com­mu­nity (Grade 3):

JA Our Com­mu­nity uses posters and games to of­fer prac­ti­cal in­for­ma­tion about busi­nesses and the many jobs those busi­nesses of­fer in a com­mu­nity.

JA Our City (Grade 4):

JA Our City teaches stu­dents the im­por­tance of money to a city; how fi­nan­cial in­sti­tu­tions help busi­nesses and city res­i­dents; and how the me­dia is an in­te­gral part of a city’s life.

JA More than Money (Grade 5):

JA More than Money teaches stu­dents about earn­ing, spend­ing, shar­ing, and sav­ing money.

JA Economics for Success (Grade 6):

JA Economics for Success gives stu­dents the in­for­ma­tion needed to build strong per­sonal fi­nances, a cor­ner­stone to a happy, se­cure life.

JA Our Na­tion (Grade 8): JA Our Na­tion pro­vides prac­ti­cal in­for­ma­tion about the need for em­ploy­ees who can meet the de­mands of the 21stcen­tury job mar­ket, par­tic­u­larly high­growth, high-de­mand jobs.

JA Ca­reer Success (Grades 9-10):

A Ca­reer Success equips stu­dents with the knowl­edge re­quired to get and keep a job in high-growth in­dus­tries.

Ju­nior Achieve­ment Com­pany of En­trepreneurs (JACE) Grade 9 – In school Grades 10-13 – Af­ter school

JACE un­locks the in­nate abil­ity in stu­dents to solve a prob­lem or fill a need in their com­mu­nity through an en­tre­pre­neur­ial spirit. Stu­dents run busines as they man­age money and make crit­i­cal de­ci­sions. JA Per­sonal Finance demon­strates the re­la­tion­ship be­tween fi­nan­cial de­ci­sions made now and future fi­nan­cial free­dom and qual­ity of life.

JA Be En­tre­pre­neur­ial (Grade 10):

JA Be En­tre­pre­neur­ial chal­lenges stu­dents, through in­ter­ac­tive class­room ac­tiv­i­ties, to start their own en­tre­pre­neur­ial ven­ture while still in high school.

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