business education

girl scout cookie cash box
Margaux Henquinet / KBIA

We often think of the business world as a world that belongs to adults—adults in suits moving money with the shake of a hand and the dash of a signature on a contract. But this week, we're taking a look at some unexpected ways kids are becoming entrepreneurs.

Eighth graders pitch business ideas in classroom version of "Shark Tank"

Mar 17, 2014
shark tank at thomas jefferson middle school
Marissanne Lewis-Thompson / KBIA

“Shark Tank,” is a popular ABC TV show where contestants pitch business ideas to a group of executives. Recently, the concept found a new home at Thomas Jefferson Middle School in a classroom full of eighth graders.

What the Girl Scouts can teach you about business

Mar 17, 2014
Margaux Henquinet / KBIA

For a few weeks every year, Girl Scouts are selling cookies everywhere, from your front door to your office to your grocery store. And you know you can't help but buy at least one box.