Entrepreneurship Education: High School

Seven out of 10 high school youths want to start businesses rather than take jobs. The questions of whether entrepreneurship can be taught or entrepreneurship training is needed are obsolete. More appropriate questions should concern what should be taught and how it should be taught. Many of today's high schools do not address entrepreneur-ship education at all. Those that do include entrepreneurship among their courses offer few curricular options.

With the current shortage of entrepreneurs and the constant need to boost the country's economy, it is essential that high school students are able to compete in local, regional, and global marketplaces. There is a need to determine if the entrepreneurial curriculum used in typical American high school districts (that is, where it exists at all) will ...

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