"The drop-out crisis in our country is real, 30% of our high school students never graduate. Teaching entrepreneurial skills, NFTE's leadership, is a big part of the answer. I was lucky enough to have them as a great partner in Chicago, ... so I want to thank NFTE for their remarkable work, not just in Chicago, but around the country. Collectively, we have to end this drop-out crisis... and NFTE is going to help us get where we need to go as a country."
- The Hon. Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education
Award-winning filmmaker Mary Mazzio created an extraordinary documentary that chronicles the inspirational stories of teens from low-income communities striving to defy the odds as they compete in NFTE’s annual business-p