Schools http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/schools The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Schools en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Mon, 14 Jul 2014 10:00:00 GMT 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. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235585 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235585 Geoff Weiss 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? 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. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 19:43:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235433 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235433 Kim Lachance Shandrow 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 The backpack-like bulletproof shield may represent one of the most tragically apropos inventions of our time. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 18:02:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234645 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234645 Geoff Weiss 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 Host LeVar Burton is adapting the classic show for the web. Thu, 29 May 2014 15:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234324 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234324 Laura Entis Host LeVar Burton is adapting the classic show for the web. 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. Mon, 28 Apr 2014 16:28:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233457 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233457 Geoff Weiss 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 This Scottish Razzamataz Theatre Schools franchisee used franchising to get into business young while learning from an organization's experience. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233306 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233306 Kate Taylor 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 With a wealth of experience in corporate management, these Goddard School franchisees knew the right franchisor was key to success. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233115 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233115 Kate Taylor 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 Bruce Farrer has gone to great lengths to prove that having a sense of commitment is important. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 20:07:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232803 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232803 Geoff Weiss 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 College Board plans to overhaul the college admission test, hoping to change the face of the test prep industry. Thu, 06 Mar 2014 21:49:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232022 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232022 Nina Zipkin 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 The ability to code has several advantages for business leaders, especially those in the tech world. Fri, 28 Feb 2014 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231845 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231845 Jeremy Snepar 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 A law passed in 2007 and beginning in May will require teachers to certify students' working knowledge of banking, taxes, investing, loans and more. Mon, 24 Feb 2014 17:01:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231736 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231736 Geoff Weiss 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? In a recent panel, eminent philosopher Sir Ken Robinson outlined how educational systems around the globe are failing to foster an entrepreneurial spirit. Mon, 10 Feb 2014 13:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231348 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231348 Geoff Weiss 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 As far as entrepreneurship training goes, a medical degree -- not a MBA -- can be a surprising but useful asset. Wed, 30 Oct 2013 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229672 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229672 Shiv Gaglani 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 One of the busiest shopping seasons is fast approaching. Here's how to make the most of your back-to-school marketing strategy. Fri, 16 Aug 2013 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227901 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227901 Jim Joseph 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 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. Thu, 04 Jul 2013 03:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227306 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227306 Brian Patrick Eha 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? We've all heard the business success stories of famous dropouts like Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates. But are there benefits to studying entrepreneurship? Tue, 15 Jan 2013 11:31:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225498 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225498 Antonio Neves 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 This new franchise delivers meals to schools and kicks PB&J to the curb. Sun, 03 Jun 2012 03:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223673 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223673 Jason Daley This new franchise delivers meals to schools and kicks PB&J to the curb. Unconventional Wisdom: Eight Wacky Schools For these entrepreneurs, teaching their unusual skills -- from exotic dancing to swallowing swords -- is big business. Mon, 25 Apr 2011 14:44:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/217129 http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/217129 Jason Fell 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 Local schools in need of new equipment win big when they partner with a Sports Image franchise. Tue, 22 Mar 2011 21:04:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219358 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219358 Jason Daley Local schools in need of new equipment win big when they partner with a Sports Image franchise. Best in Class The Princeton Review compared more than 2,000 institutions, and now its annual ranking names the 50 best for entrepreneurs. Mon, 20 Sep 2010 23:21:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217329 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217329 Jason Meyers The Princeton Review compared more than 2,000 institutions, and now its annual ranking names the 50 best for entrepreneurs.