Startling New Facts
About Youth Entrepreneuring
Seven out of ten high school students say they want to start their
own business according to a Gallup poll study done in conjunction
with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. The dream of many high
school students is to become self-employed. Results of a US Department
of Commerce study show that youths' strong interest in starting
a business derives from the freedom associated with being your
The dilemma is that these students aren't getting
the kind of business education they need.
of the students surveyed rated themselves very poor to fair
on their knowledge of entrepreneurship and business.
indicated they believed it was important to receive entrepreneurship
said they wanted to know more...and they'd be willing to take
more classes to get the information!