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In elementary school, my friends and I would re-sell snacks that we purchased from Costco at a lower price than what the vending machines and lunch lady charged, edSurge reports. Profit margins were low, but hey, making any money at that age was quite exciting. Unfortunately, the school didn’t appreciate such “disruptive” activity. We were (partially) shut down and left with a bitter after taste of the school system. The Incubator School, set to open its doors in Los Angeles on August 13, promises to look more kindly on such enterprising antics. Backed by a Next Generation Learning Challenges grant, the school will kick off with a class of about 50 sixth and seventh graders and three teachers. The plan is to add one additional grade level every year until it serves students in grades 6 to 12…

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