The free-enterprise system plays a critical role in our lives, but most students learn little accurate information about that system during middle school and high school.

That’s one of the reasons for “Free Enterprise Now,” the new curriculum developed by Dr. Peter Frank, interim dean and associate economics professor at Wingate University and free enterprise fellow at the Jesse Helms Center. You’ll find information about the curriculum at

In the video clip below, Frank discusses the curriculum’s first lesson.

2:20 p.m. update: Click play below to watch the full 46:39 event.

You’ll find other John Locke Foundation video presentations here.