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Thought Leaders

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.

Fundraising

'Reading Rainbow' Is Coming Back Thanks to Kickstarter

Host LeVar Burton is adapting the classic show for the web.

Living

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

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

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.

Living

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.

Living

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.

Growing a Business

5 Reasons Entrepreneurs Should Learn to Code

The ability to code has several advantages for business leaders, especially those in the tech world.

Money & Finance

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.

Growing a Business

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.

Health & Wellness

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.

Marketing

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.

Starting a Business

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.

Business News

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?

Franchise

Look Out Lunch Ladies, Here Comes Wholesome Tummies

This new franchise delivers meals to schools and kicks PB&J to the curb.