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Junior Achievement of New York’s volunteer-driven, K-12 programs enable students to own their economic success by developing the skills they need to compete in today’s global economy.

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The final six high school teams face off today in the final round of the 2015 #BizPlanCompetition. hosted by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts. At stake? The top three teen business plan awards consisting of cash prizes valued up to $20,000, and the satisfaction of receiving first place recognition in NYC's largest, teen, entrepreneurship, business education program. ...

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Local entrepreneur, Xavier Stewart, volunteers to coach JA New York Business Plan Competition students.

Why I Walk the Entrepreneurship Path

I volunteer with Junior Achievement where I coach three Brooklyn Technical High School student teams ...

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[Center] Kings Park High School Students Jaclyn Stroessner, Patty Competellpo, and
Alexandra Bennett took home the top prize in JA New York’s eighth annual Business Plan Competition.

Triple First Victory for Kings Park HS in 2015 Biz Plan Competition

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