WASHINGTON, Feb 5- President Barack Obama will propose a $2.5 billion tax credit over five years for businesses that invest in programs at local community colleges and hire their graduates, administration officials said on Friday. "Employers can define those skills and help colleges develop the curriculum that teaches them," said James Kvall, White House...» Read More
President Obama and Governor Mitt Romney share their job creation strategies to help reassure a 21-year old college student that when he graduates from college he will be able to sufficiently support himself.
Unlike the football team in recent years, the University of Notre Dame’s endowment has been more consistently successful.
Scott Malpass, University of Notre Dame CIO, discusses how he manages the $7.2 billion endowment for the "Fighting Irish."
Bernie Machen, University of Florida president, discusses how he is helping Gov. Rick Scott, (R-FL) bring high-tech jobs to the Sunshine State.
Student loan debt topped a trillion bucks this year, and the price of higher education is soaring. Derek Thompson, sr. editor at The Atlantic, discusses why college costs are so high.
Andy Kessler, "Eat People" author, explains whether you really need to attend college.
Read any letter from a university president these days and you will inevitably find the words “entrepreneurial” or “entrepreneurship.”
With college enrollment growing, student debt has stretched to a record number of U.S. households — nearly 1 in 5 — with the biggest burdens falling on the young and poor.
The percentage of U.S. consumers with two or more outstanding loans has nearly doubled since 2005, and the amount of debt is up more than 50 percent, according to new figures from FICO — the company that calculates credit scores for the major credit bureaus.
While the country’s higher education system is plagued by the student debt crisis, one college has instituted a policy that will eliminate or dramatically decrease the debt that students graduate with. Will others follow?
A slew of startups are turning education as we know it upside down, using technology to make it more effective and more accessible.
Yahoo's new CEO Marissa Meyer is giving every single employee a new smartphone of their choice, except a Blackberry, with CNBC's Robert Frank, and Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer speaks to Campus Crest Communities co-founder & CEO Ted Rollins, about its dividend plans, and the state of college enrollment and its competitive advantage in the construction space.
Many say 529 savings plans are the best way to save for college, but interest in them is cooling.
Dozens of Harvard University students are being investigated for cheating after school officials discovered they may have shared answers or plagiarized on a final exam.
Investing in housing for your college student may reduce his or her room-and-board bill, provide a revenue source, and in some cases a tax deduction.
Making a six-figure salary without earning a college degree can be achieved.
As the kids head back to school, the stress of the college application process isn’t far behind. The cost and complexity of college today has some parents turning to educational consultants for help.
From Nebraska to Oregon to Pennsylvania to New York, cities, schools and not-for-profit organizations are responding to kids' interest in the subject well before they enter college.
Given the skyrocketing cost of post-secondary education; static, underwhelming graduation rates and a dismal job market, some say smart, talented and driven teens are better off diving into the real world without a bachelor's degree.