Business Courses Give Kids a Leg Up

The National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship teaches at-risk youths the fundamentals of business and offers them a chance to realize their dreams

When she was a 17-year-old student at Mt. Carmel High School in Derby, Kan., Abby Lewis developed a business plan for the Scribbler, a nail polish applicator that looks like a marker. With big expansion plans and a patent pending, Lewis has already been approached by major cosmetic companies interested in her product.

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