The workforce skills gap has a significant impact on our nation's productivity, economy, and global competitiveness. Learn more about this issue and how Junior Achievement is addressing it, by teaching students how to apply the knowledge they learn in the classroom to real-world problems and equipping them with the skills they need to be college- and career-ready.
2015 Teens and Personal Finance Survey
Junior Achievement’s 2015 Teens and Personal Finance Survey, sponsored by The Allstate Foundation, examines teens’ attitudes and behaviors around money management. Some surprising differences between parents’ and teens’ responses came out of this year's study.
2014 Teens and Personal Finance Survey
The 2014 Teens and Personal Finance Survey examines teens' and tweens' attitudes and behaviors around managing money.
Are Students Prepared for the Workplace?
Educators, businesses, and nonprofit education organizations have a timely opportunity to solve a vexing problem facing American businesses: Graduating students are inadequately prepared to participate in a meaningful way to their employers’ success because they lack basic skills such as communication, problem solving, and critical thinking.
JA Graduation Pathways
As a complement to its focus on helping all students understand the importance of staying in school, Junior Achievement is helping to positively impact one of the biggest economic and social issues facing our country—the high school graduation rate. Read about JA's comprehensive study to develop a model focused on increasing this important metric.
Millennials and Entrepreneurship
See what Millennials are saying about becoming entrepreneurs, and how mentoring can play an important role in start-up business growth.
Millennials and Money
How do Millennials manage their money? Are they more frugal or more extravagant than other age groups? See what the data say.