Weeks started School House in 2008 at Duke University.

Weeks started School House in 2008 at Duke University.

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Tweet Business of the Day: School House Inc.

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We’re highlighting “tweet” small businesses from around the country as nominated by you, our readers. If your favorite small business is using Twitter to communicate with customers, let us know about it @fbsmallbiz with the hashtag #mysbc, and it may be featured as an upcoming Small Business of the Day.

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Tweet Business of the Day: School House Inc.

Who: Rachel Weeks, 27, @schoolhouseinc

What: A U.S-based, socially-responsible collegiate apparel company

When:  2008

How:  Weeks was a senior at Duke University when she decided she wanted to bring socially-responsible fashion to the college apparel market. Her first order came from her  alma mater, and in the past two years she has grown to have more than 100 colleges as clients across the country, and moved her operations from Sri Lanka to her home state of North Carolina.

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"We now support more than 2,500 jobs in North Carolina through our supply chain," she said.

Where: Durham, N.C.

In her own words: "We wanted to find another way to have a social impact and bring jobs back to the U.S.," she said.

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