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Can entrepreneurship be taught?

Entrepreneurship is at the heart of what built America. People seeing a need, devising a way to fill it and having the courage to take a risk in taking the entrepreneurial leap.

There are countless opinions about the U.S. educational system and what is required to fix it. But some pose an entrepreneurial argument: that many of the current challenges of students not being properly served by the current system could be saved by encouraging them early and often to chase their dreams of becoming business owners.

Are we doing enough to teach entrepreneurship in our educational institutions? What would happen if we added an "entrepreneur" box to the career checklists that are usually populated with doctor, lawyer and movie star?

The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship conducted a study how the engagement levels in its Boston students changed during the course of it students in its program.


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