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From Collaborate, Engage to Pitch, Sell

If Google and Ikea started a school, what would it look like? Andy Robinson, director of the Four Rivers Career Center, imagines it would look something like Four Rivers’ new CAPS program.

CAPS, which stands for Center for Advanced Professional Studies, is an innovative high school program where students get hands-on lessons in real-world business situations.

Rather than just reading about entrepreneurs, they get the chance to become entrepreneurs themselves, creating their own products and starting up their own businesses. Instead of studying about things like marketing and finance from a textbook, they get to pitch their own ideas to business leaders around Washington. Read more.