Schools

Suck It Up and Wake Up Early
Sleep

Suck It Up and Wake Up Early

Schools are being encouraged to start later to let students sleep in. Whatever happened to the early bird?
Ray Hennessey
Cornering a Missed Pocket of the Ed-Tech Market
Technology

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 schools' day-to-day needs.
Julia Freeland
Orphaned and Homeless, How This Self-Taught Techie Founded a Multi-Million Dollar Empire
Perseverance

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.
Geoff Weiss
Will University of Texas President Get the Ax?
Education

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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Oklahoma Company Creates Bulletproof Blanket to Protect Kids During School Shootings
Inventions

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.
Geoff Weiss
'Reading Rainbow' Is Coming Back Thanks to Kickstarter
Kickstarter

'Reading Rainbow' Is Coming Back Thanks to Kickstarter

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

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

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.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: How We Knew Which Franchise Was Best for Us
Franchise Players

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

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.
Geoff Weiss
The SAT Gets Another Makeover, Returns to 1600-Point Scale
Education

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.
Nina Zipkin
5 Reasons Entrepreneurs Should Learn to Code
Growth Strategies

5 Reasons Entrepreneurs Should Learn to Code

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

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.
Geoff Weiss
Is Our Education System Hurting Entrepreneurship?
Growth Strategies

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.
Geoff Weiss
Schools

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.