A – 2: that were available at several school levels
B – 4: that all members of society need to understand
C – 6: that there is a vital need for work readiness education
D – 1: who grow up without the education
E – 7: who work together to inspire students to dream and
F – 5: enter the classroom and teach JA programs
Preparing the workforce of the future, Junior Achievement (JA) of Kentuckiana (USA) is the region’s leading provider of life-changing economics programs for students. JA has made the commitment to serve every student in the region four times in his/her school career. JA evaluated the programs A__that were available at several school levels__, and chose those in grades that got the highest impact results: – Math in the 3rd grade, in upper elementary grades, in middle school, and in high school.
In these troubled economic times, it is clearer than ever B__that all members of society need to understand__ the basics of financial literacy in order to become prosperous and productive citizens. JA is at the forefront of the region’s recovery from the current economic crisis. The recent recession has demonstrated C__that there is a vital need for work readiness education__. Though JA reaches more than 44,000 students each year in Kentuckiana, there are still countless students D__who grow up without the education__ that they both need and deserve to succeed in a global economy.
JA is a partnership between the business community, educators and volunteers, E__who work together to inspire students to dream and__ succeed. JA’s hands-on, experiential programs teach the key concepts of work readiness and financial literacy. Volunteers embody the heart of JA. By donating 45–60 minutes of time for 5–7 weeks, volunteers help JA become a successful bridge between education and business. Comprehensive classroom materials and a thorough training process prepare volunteers to F__enter the classroom and teach JA programs__.