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Can entrepreneurship be learned? Wether you are considering going to school to help build your skills to start your own business or you are considering starting an education-related business of your own, you'll find the tips and advice you need right here. 

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Cornering a Missed Pocket of the Ed-Tech Market

Cornering a Missed Pocket of the Ed-Tech Market

Entrepreneurs seeking to market to educators would benefit from understanding how new apps and tools align with schoolsÂ’ day-to-day needs.
Orphaned and Homeless, How This Self-Taught Techie Founded a Multi-Million Dollar Empire

Orphaned and Homeless, How This Self-Taught Techie Founded a Multi-Million Dollar Empire

Jason Wolfe's leading e-tail venture, GiftCards.com, took shape while he was living in his car and teaching himself to code with books checked out of the library.
Will University of Texas President Get the Ax?

Will University of Texas President Get the Ax?

Bill Powers' days as the head of UT's flagship campus are numbered. If he gets his way, he'll stay through next May. It's anyone's guess at the moment.
Oklahoma Company Creates Bulletproof Blanket to Protect Kids During School Shootings

Oklahoma Company Creates Bulletproof Blanket to Protect Kids During School Shootings

The backpack-like bulletproof shield may represent one of the most tragically apropos inventions of our time.
'Reading Rainbow' Is Coming Back Thanks to Kickstarter

'Reading Rainbow' Is Coming Back Thanks to Kickstarter

Host LeVar Burton is adapting the classic show for the web.
School Cancels Kindergarten Show to Prepare Kids for 'College and Careers'

School Cancels Kindergarten Show to Prepare Kids for 'College and Careers'

An elementary school in Elwood, N.Y., has cancelled its year-end kindergarten play in order to better equip its five and six-year-old students with real-world skills.
Franchise Players: A 19-Year-Old-Theater School Franchisee on Discipline

Franchise Players: A 19-Year-Old-Theater School Franchisee on Discipline

This Scottish Razzamataz Theatre Schools franchisee used franchising to get into business young while learning from an organization's experience.
Franchise Players: How We Knew Which Franchise Was Best for Us

Franchise Players: How We Knew Which Franchise Was Best for Us

With a wealth of experience in corporate management, these Goddard School franchisees knew the right franchisor was key to success.
Lesson in Integrity: 72-Year-Old Retired Teacher Keeps a Decades-Long Promise to Students

Lesson in Integrity: 72-Year-Old Retired Teacher Keeps a Decades-Long Promise to Students

Bruce Farrer has gone to great lengths to prove that having a sense of commitment is important.
The SAT Gets Another Makeover, Returns to 1600-Point Scale

The SAT Gets Another Makeover, Returns to 1600-Point Scale

The College Board plans to overhaul the college admission test, hoping to change the face of the test prep industry.
5 Reasons Entrepreneurs Should Learn to Code

5 Reasons Entrepreneurs Should Learn to Code

The ability to code has several advantages for business leaders, especially those in the tech world.
Oklahoma Makes Personal Finance Mandatory for High School Students

Oklahoma Makes Personal Finance Mandatory for High School Students

A law passed in 2007 and beginning in May will require teachers to certify students' working knowledge of banking, taxes, investing, loans and more.
Is Our Education System Hurting Entrepreneurship?

Is Our Education System Hurting Entrepreneurship?

In a recent panel, eminent philosopher Sir Ken Robinson outlined how educational systems around the globe are failing to foster an entrepreneurial spirit.
Why Medical Schools are Pumping out Entrepreneurs

Why Medical Schools are Pumping out Entrepreneurs

As far as entrepreneurship training goes, a medical degree -- not a MBA -- can be a surprising but useful asset.
How to Ace Back-to-School Season

How to Ace Back-to-School Season

One of the busiest shopping seasons is fast approaching. Here's how to make the most of your back-to-school marketing strategy.
Entrepreneurship Bootcamp Gives Wounded Veterans a New Life

Entrepreneurship Bootcamp Gives Wounded Veterans a New Life

Disabled veterans often find the return to civilian life difficult, especially when seeking jobs. Now, a university program thinks it has the key to their independence: turn them into entrepreneurs.
Can School Make You a Better Entrepreneur?

Can School Make You a Better Entrepreneur?

We've all heard the business success stories of famous dropouts like Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates. But are there benefits to studying entrepreneurship?
Look Out Lunch Ladies, Here Comes Wholesome Tummies

Look Out Lunch Ladies, Here Comes Wholesome Tummies

This new franchise delivers meals to schools and kicks PB&J to the curb.
Unconventional Wisdom: Eight Wacky Schools

Unconventional Wisdom: Eight Wacky Schools

For these entrepreneurs, teaching their unusual skills -- from exotic dancing to swallowing swords -- is big business.
A Franchise Helps Schools Raise Money By Becoming Their Ad Agency

A Franchise Helps Schools Raise Money By Becoming Their Ad Agency

Local schools in need of new equipment win big when they partner with a Sports Image franchise.
Top 10 Graduate Programs 2010

Top 10 Graduate Programs 2010

The Princeton Review evaluates the best entrepreneurship programs in the U.S. in its annual ranking. Here's a look at the top 10 graduate programs.
Top 10 Undergraduate Programs 2010

Top 10 Undergraduate Programs 2010

The Princeton Review evaluates the best entrepreneurship programs in the U.S. in its annual ranking. Here's a look at the top 10 graduate programs.
Best in Class

Best in Class

The Princeton Review compared more than 2,000 institutions, and now its annual ranking names the 50 best for entrepreneurs.
On this Curriculum: The Future

On this Curriculum: The Future

Singularity University may be the most ambitious and utterly idiosyncratic entrepreneurship program in the country. Just ask the BrinBot.
Top 10 Undergraduate Programs 2009

Top 10 Undergraduate Programs 2009

The Princeton Review's annual ranking of entrepreneurship programs names 50 schools that have an edge--and one that beat them all.

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