I would like to reccommend that you all take a quick look at this study, which takes less than 15 minutes:
The Impact of Entrepreneurship Education: An Evaluation of the Berger Entrepreneurship Program at The University of Arizona, 1985-1999
They do a great job showing the real impact that Entrepreneurship Education can have on people and the economy. They make a compelling case for adopting it.
You can find the complete PDF file at: