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Student Entrepreneurs Flex a Funding Win to Grow 3D Printing Business

In San Antonio, TX, an all-women team of Alamo Heights High School students realized one of the problems facing manufacturers of 3D printers was the procurement of raw materials available to make filament. After collaborative deliberation, the group founded FYDER Filament—a company poised to revolutionize sustainable materials sourcing in the 3D printing market.

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Daily Herald

Palatine Grads Turned Smelly Gym Bags and a Class Project into a Business

A business incubator class Drake Roberts and Anthony Tamras took their senior year at Palatine High School gave them an idea, disrupted their college plans and changed their lives. Now, after five years of research and development, the 23-year-olds have turned that idea into a growing company that sells a compact, recyclable, plant-based air deodorizer called DeoBlock...

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Communal Mind.  INCubatoredu Final Pitch. Barrington High School
eSchool News

How 5 Student Entrepreneurs Built a Mental Health Tool for Their Peers

COVID led to an increase in student mental health struggles—but this group of students banded together to help their fellow students.

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Forbes

Will Entrepreneurship Replace The Liberal Arts: One University Leader Says Yes

When I think about the future of postsecondary education, I am immediately drawn to the experiences of my middle-school boys, who want to know the ‘why’ behind everything they are learning in school. While I thought the repeated barrage of questions was initially no different than me asking my own parents ‘why’ I needed to learn algebra, I have learned that their ‘why’ questions are rooted in wanting to better understand the application of learning to something they are doing right now—not in the future. They want to know how what they are learning can be applied today to address a challenge or question.

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Focus Daily News

Mallet Head Explores Connections Following INCubatoredu Pitch

Not everyone with an idea gets funding from the wealthy entrepreneurs on the TV show “Shark Tank.” It doesn’t mean it wasn’t a great idea, however.  After all, from those appearances come strong connections...

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Northwest Herald

Public Tours Available of New McHenry High School Expansion

McHenry High School District 156 leaders will lead tours, explain planning, research that went into new center.  Visitors will be able to get a look at the center’s new biomedical science lab, advanced manufacturing lab, environmental science center with a greenhouse and robotics lab...McHenry High School District 156 leaders will also be available to lead tours and explain the research and planning that went into the new center...features include a broadcast journalism center, a robotics lab, INCubatoredu classroom space, an advanced graphics lab and an advanced engineering center.

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Ravon Johnson Taylor awarded the GritGrant
QuadCities.com, Rock Island

Student Ravon Johnson Taylor Awarded National 'GritGrant' Honor

Ravon Johnson Taylor was awarded the McKenzie Foundation & Uncharted Learning 2021 GritGrant award. He was chosen as one of four recipients from across the country! He is also the first Rock Island High School Student to win the award...

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The Herald-Times, Bloomington, IN

It's Your Business: Why Entrepreneurship for K-12 Matters

Kindergarten to 12th-grade programming is one of the pillars at The Mill.

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Daily Commercial | Florida

Three Young Lake County Entrepreneurs Will Help Local High School Students Build Businesses

A group of young entrepreneurs from Lake County has teamed up to inspire students through Tavares & Eustis High Schools' new incubator entrepreneurship program, which will begin this semester... 

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Austin American-Statesman

Westlake High School Students Win National Pitch Competition to Help Fund New Business

Six Westlake High School students won a national competition, and with it $10,000 donated by Uncharted Learning, to help them with the launch of their new gift cart app GiftE. The group reached the final competition after being chosen as one of the top five teams in the country. 

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