The purpose of Junior Achievement is to educate and inspire young people to value free enterprise, business, and economics to improve the quality of their lives. Since its founding in 1919, JA has contributed to the business and economics education of young people in the United States and throughout the world.
In fifth grade a 6-week program is offered to students in the middle of the year during the Social Studies hour. More information about Junior Achievement Minnesota
can be found on their website. Fifth grade parents should watch Cornerstone for more information about the program.