Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay has joined with HSBC to help local students plan for their future and make smart academic and economic choices. JA and HSBC volunteers implement the economic learning programs at schools in the Tampa Bay area.
The dropout crisis in America’s educational system has a devastating impact on the future health of the economy. Nearly every year, only 70 percent of students complete high school on time and earn a diploma.
A recent JA Gallup Poll revealed that two-thirds of those responsible for hiring new employees believe it is increasingly important for the American workforce to be more entrepreneurial to stay competitive in the world economy. Read JA's report on, "The Entrepreneurial Workforce" to learn more.