How a business incubator program launched at Barrington High spread to hundreds of schools

Daily Herald

This fall, thousands of students at 196 high schools nationwide -- and even four high schools in Australia -- will start their own companies as part of a business incubator class launched nine years ago in Barrington.

The curriculum, known as INCubatoredu, is designed to teach the tenets of entrepreneurship to 16- and 17-year-olds, challenging them to form their own startup companies. Students learn key business principles by practicing them, at times making classrooms feel more like shared office spaces for young professionals.

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