National Surveys and Reports

JA/Deloitte Teen Poll on Social Networking

JA/Deloitte Poll on teen social networking finds that a majority of teens would consider their ability to access social networks at work, when weighing a job offer.

JA/ING Teen Poll on Kids and Careers

JA/ING Poll on kids and careers finds that a majority of teens are confident they will find their ideal career.

Junior Achievement Creates Alumni Success

Junior Achievement reached out to its alumni to help determine the long-term impact of JA programs. Our alumni are more than twice as confident that they can successfully compete in a business environment, compared to adults without JA experience. Check out the impact report results for more information! To read the report, click here.

Government Stimulus and Economic Recovery

Did the 2009 federal economic stimulus work? Although the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act helped pull the economy out of a serious recession that might have nosedived into a depression, it was not nearly as effective as the government had predicted. This cutting-edge Junior Achievement report discusses the U.S. policymaking process, why the economic recovery is lagging, and the outlook for 2011-12.

Increasing Graduation Rates

In this paper, you will be introduced to key statistics and gain a deeper understanding of how Junior Achievement programs reinforce the value of an education and bridge the gap between what is being taught in school and how it can be applied in the real world. To read this report, Click here.

2015 Teens and Personal Finance Survey

Read what teens are saying about how they manage money and when they want to learn these important skills.

Junior Achievement: A Solution to the Workforce Skills Gap

This paper provides detailed information about how Junior Achievement is addressing the increasing number of workers in the U.S.A. who lack the education and training needed to fill the demand of the current and future workforce. In a recent study, more than half (53 percent) of U.S. companies report a major challenge in recruiting non-managerial employees with the skills and knowledge needed, despite the fact that unemployment is hovering around 9 percent and millions of individuals are looking for employment. This paper provides an overview of the problem, promising practices, and how Junior Achievement is a solution provider.