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  • Firearms In America Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 1:15 PM ET
    Firearms In America

    "We can't expect events like this as routine," said President Obama at the vigil Sunday night in Newtown, CT. Marc Morial, National Urban League and Ron Christie, Christie Strategies, discuss how to get the country to find middle ground on gun control laws.

  • 'Johnny Football' Manziel: No Plans to Turn Pro Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 2:40 PM ET
    Johnny Manziel of the Texas A&M University Aggies after being named the 78th winner of the Heisman Memorial Trophy Award

    Johnny Manziel, the freshman sensation who won college football's Heisman Trophy over the weekend, told CNBC Monday that he's in no rush to turn pro but is interested in trademarking his nickname "Johnny Football."

  • Why Pressure to Win in College Football Is So Big Saturday, 1 Dec 2012 | 3:48 AM ET
    College Football: Why Pressure to Win Is Even Bigger Now

    As the regular college football season wraps up, the biggest buzz in recent weeks has been the dizzying number of teams switching conferences.

  • Firing a Coach, at a Price, With Little Evidence the Move Pays Off

    The latest symbol of the college football arms race is not the coaches’ salaries themselves but rather the money that university officials are spending to buy out those huge contracts when a coach falters.

  • Student Loan Delinquencies Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012 | 7:45 PM ET
    Student Loan Delinquencies

    CNBC's Larry Kudlow reports BP is temporarily suspended from new U.S. contracts; and Ron Meyer, American Majority Action discusses whether the student loan bubble is about to pop.

  • Is College Worth It? Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012 | 4:40 PM ET
    Is College Worth It?

    Amid rising student debt, Neal McCluskey, Cato Institute, and CNBC's Scott Cohn, discuss whether there's an over-emphasis on college in this country.

  • Notre Dame Is Back Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 1:44 PM ET
    Notre Dame Is Back

    Notre Dame will play for the national championship in January against the winner of the Alabama-Georgia game. B.J. Schecter, Sports Illustrated executive editor; CNBC's Mary Thompson; and Jeff Killburg, Killir Kapital Management, weigh in.

  • Child’s Education, but Parents’ Crushing Loans Monday, 12 Nov 2012 | 10:18 AM ET
    Child’s Education, but Parents’ Crushing Loans

    Millions of parents who have taken out loans to pay for their children’s college education have since fallen on tough times because of the recession, health problems and job loss.

  • Obama-Romney: Where They Stand on Education Tuesday, 6 Nov 2012 | 9:45 AM ET
    Obama Leads Romney in Three Swing States: NBC/WSJ Poll

    So what will President Obama and Mitt Romney say they'll do about education if they're in the White House in the next four years? Take a look at their positions.

  • What do you do on a fake sick day? You shake it, shake it, shake it, shake it, baby, now (come on, baby) ... Twist and shout ...

    There’s more to high-school popularity than just being elected prom-king or prom-queen, a recent study from a top economic research organization has found.

  • What's the Worth of an Ivy League Education? Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012 | 12:15 PM ET
    What's the Worth of an Ivy League Education?

    A college degree is by no means the only determining factor for a tech startup's success, but it turns out that it does make a difference.

  • The Immigrant Exodus: Will the US Run Out of Entrepreneurs?

    Foreign-born entrepreneurs, who traditionally moved to the U.S. to start companies, are now opting to return home, in large part because of difficulties getting a work visa.

  • Latest College Trend: Wanting to Be Wealthy Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012 | 8:24 AM ET
    Student Loan Debt Hits Another New Record: Study

    A study of college freshman shows that 86 percent want to be financially well-off -- up more than 10 percent from last year.

  • Rising College Costs Pose Test for Obama on Education Policies

    Critics say President Obama’s policies on expanding aid to college students are too costly, often assist the wrong people and could have the paradoxical effect of driving up tuition prices.

  • Students Face Their Own Debt Bubble Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 8:14 AM ET
    Students Face Their Own Debt Bubble

    America's student loan debt has hit a new record. CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the real cost of college and provides a look at some of the ugly numbers.

  • Student Loan Debt Hits Another New Record: Study Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 12:13 AM ET
    Student Loan Debt Hits Another New Record: Study

    The average college student who graduated in 2011 had $26,600 in student loans, according to a new report, which estimates two-thirds of last year’s college graduates had student loan debt.

  • Debate's Impact on the Independent Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 11:00 PM ET
    Debate's Impact on the Independent

    How tonight's debate impacted the independent voter, with Jared Bernstein, Former chief Economist to VP Biden; Sara Fagen, Former Top Aide to President George W. Bush; Keith Boykin, Democratic Strategist; Jim Nussle, Former OMB Director; Ohio Republican Senator Rob Portman; and Austin Ligon, co-founder & former CEO of CarMax.

  • Obama, Romney on Gun Control Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 10:16 PM ET
    Obama, Romney on Gun Control

    President Obama addresses his take on assault-weapon policies, saying "My beliefs are to enforce laws we currently have, keep guns out of the hands of criminals, and that weapons designed for soldiers do not belong on the streets." Governor Romney discusses why he changed his mind on an assault-weapon ban.

  • How Romney Differentiates Himself From Bush Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 9:44 PM ET
    How Romney Differentiates Himself From Bush

    Governor Romney differentiates himself and his policies from George W. Bush and Bush's administration, saying he will "crack down on China." President Obama says Romney is "the last person who is going to get tough on China."

  • Romney, Obama on Inequalities in Workplace Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 9:36 PM ET
    Romney, Obama on Inequalities in Workplace

    President Obama and Governor Mitt Romney address how they intend to rectify the inequalities in the workplace specifically regarding females.