Education Entrepreneur Freedom Index

In response to the growing demand for alternative education options that cater to the individual needs of children, education entrepreneurs (also known as “edupreneurs”) are developing unconventional learning environments. These range from microschools and homeschool co-ops to tutoring centers and learning pods. The Education Entrepreneur Freedom Index aims to identify how regulations impact edupreneurs and to highlight key differences … Read more

How onerous rules block innovative learning models

Nature-based learning environments have gained immense popularity in Florida and other states as they offer a unique and engaging approach to education. These environments encourage children to step outdoors, stay active, and explore and understand their natural surroundings while blending learning with play. Whether it’s mommy-and-me programs, preschool initiatives, or K-12 education, nature-based settings provide … Read more

When is an Independent Contractor Really an Employee?

Periodic reviews of staff classifications will help avoid conflict with a recent federal labor rule change How Does the New Labor Rule Affect My Business? As an education entrepreneur, you’re not just creating a business, you are impacting the lives of children and families in a very personal and profound way. Navigating a complex regulatory … Read more

Edupreneur Support: Navigating Building Codes and Local Ordinances

Growing an unconventional learning environment can come with challenges but there are pathways to ensure a new learning environment thrives. As an education entrepreneur (edupreneur), you’re not just shaping physical spaces; you’re crafting platforms for growth, empowerment, and meaningful connections. Of course, at the forefront of your venture is ensuring the safety and well-being of … Read more

Transforming Challenges into Triumphs for a Florida Microschool

Building an unconventional learning environment for his local community in South Florida, Joshua, an educational entrepreneur, faced a significant hurdle. Struggling against the complexities of legal and bureaucratic rules and regulations, Joshua was faced with circumstances that could potentially jeopardize the viability of his learning environment. Thankfully, by reaching out to the Edupreneur Support team … Read more

Edupreneur Support: Business Licensing and Registration

If you or someone you know is starting or building an unconventional learning environment and facing this question, contact Yes Foundation’s legal team to submit a request for free, personalized support today. Once you’ve chosen the appropriate legal structure for your unconventional learning environment (ULE), the next step is formalizing its status. This may involve registering … Read more