Getting Smart 

Here’s something we’ve asked ourselves time and again over the years we’ve taught and mentored high school students:

How do we explain that big dreams often are accompanied by minor setbacks — or even failures — without discouraging them from dreaming big?

It’s a challenge in every classroom, but none more so than those in schools with predominantly minority and economically disadvantaged students — like Rich Township High School District 227 in Richton Park, Illinois, where we teach and mentor students in entrepreneurship education courses...

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