124D.35 YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION PROGRAM.
The commissioner shall establish a youth entrepreneurship education program to improve the
academic and entrepreneurial skills of students and aid in their transition from school to business
creation. The program shall strengthen local economies by creating jobs that enable citizens to
remain in their communities and to foster cooperation among educators, economic development
professionals, business leaders, and representatives of labor. Assistance under this section shall
be available to new or existing student-operated or school-operated businesses that have an
educational purpose, and provide service or products for customers or clients who do not attend or
work at the sponsoring school. The commissioner may require an equal local match for assistance
under this section up to the maximum grant amount of $20,000.
History: 1993 c 369 s 47; 1Sp1995 c 3 art 4 s 1; 1996 c 369 s 8,12