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  • Officials noticed cracks on Oroville Dam spillway

    Earlier inspection reports offer some clues into the cause of the Oroville Dam spillway crisis.

  • "Ask Brianna" is a Q&A column from NerdWallet for 20- somethings or anyone else starting out. You will not lose friends— real friends, at least— because you can't swing a girls' trip to New Orleans this year. Take one measure, student loan debt, for example: About 7 in 10 graduates of public and nonprofit colleges left school with debt in 2015, according to The Institute...

  • Harvard University fails at investing

    Harvard's $2 billion investment loss erases $1.2 billion in donations raised. CNBC's Leslie Picker reports.

  • Here's how Harvard blew a record $1.2B donation

    Harvard University has a terrible investing strategy as of late.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 3- Surveys regularly find that Americans have no idea what a 529 college savings plan is, so a little tinkering under the hood is definitely needed. "There aren't enough hours in the day," said Republican Representative Lynn Jenkins of Kansas, who just co-sponsored a bill with Democrat Ron Kind of Wisconsin to improve 529 and ABLE accounts, which are...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 3- Surveys regularly find that Americans have no idea what a 529 college savings plan is, so a little tinkering under the hood is definitely needed. "There aren't enough hours in the day," said Republican Representative Lynn Jenkins of Kansas, who just co-sponsored a bill with Democrat Ron Kind of Wisconsin to improve 529 and ABLE accounts, which are...

  • UC Berkeley cancels Milo Yiannopoulos speech after riot

    The university canceled a scheduled speech by the editor of Breitbart amid violent protests.

  • Milo Yiannopoulos

    A college grant program for white males that is now taking applications is being blasted as fanning white nationalism.

  • Laureate, which was taken private by a consortium of investors in 2007, raised $490 million after pricing 35 million class A shares at $14 each, below their expected range of $17- $20. The company's shares opened at $12.50 and traded in a range of $12.12- $13.32, well below their offer price. The company, which filed to go public in October 2015, operates a network of...

  • Laureate, which was taken private by a consortium of investors in 2007, raised $490 million after pricing 35 million class A shares at $14 each, below their expected range of $17- $20. Laureate, which first filed to go public in October 2015, operates a network of more than 200 university campuses in 25 countries, with 95 percent of its students outside the United...

  • Universities react to Trump's policies

    The country's top universities are not too thrilled with Donald Trump's executive order on immigration.

  • The north gate of SUNY Maritime College is shown in the Bronx borough of New York.

    Two education experts debate whether free college is really free to CNBC's "On the Money."

  • Charles Koch flanked by Thurgood Marshall College Fund students.

    The name Charles Koch means different things to different people, and can trigger a wide array of responses.

  • El-Erian:

    Mohamed El-Erian, Allianz chief economic advisor, weighs in on Harvard Management Company's announcement that it will be cutting jobs and outsourcing the management of its endowment fund.

  • Best value law schools to consider

    Online lender SoFi created a list of law schools based on verified salary and debt.

  • LONDON, Jan 18- Education group Pearson lost almost a third of its market value on Wednesday after it ditched profit and dividend forecasts as it struggles to adapt to a digital age that has already upended the music and newspaper industries. Pearson needs to rebuild its business in North America, its biggest market, where higher education customers are turning...

  • LONDON, Jan 18- Education group Pearson lost almost a third of its market value on Wednesday after it ditched its profit and dividend forecasts in a battle to respond to a shift to digital that has already hit the music and newspaper industries. The greatest change is being felt in North America, its biggest market, where a fall in college enrollment numbers due to...

  • Investing in higher education: Princeton's Eisgruber

    Christopher Eisgruber, Princeton University president talks about the rising cost of college tuition and tackling student debt.

  • MIAMI, Dec 2- A U.S. standards-setting body said it would investigate New Oriental Education& Technology Group Inc in the wake of a Reuters report that detailed allegations of academic fraud at the company. The American International Recruitment Council, which certifies agencies that recruit foreign students on behalf of U.S. colleges, will investigate the...

  • MIAMI, Dec 2- A U.S. standards-setting body said it would investigate New Oriental Education& Technology Group Inc in the wake of a Reuters report that detailed allegations of academic fraud at the company. The American International Recruitment Council, which certifies agencies that recruit foreign students on behalf of U.S. colleges, will investigate the...