Political and economic problems have combined to derail the group's plans to sell text books and mark exams in the United States, and the group blamed a drop in revenue from exam marking in the U.S. and Britain, its top two markets, for its disappointing first-half performance. Analysts, however, were skeptical and Pearson's shares were the biggest losers on... » Read More
As the regular college football season wraps up, the biggest buzz in recent weeks has been the dizzying number of teams switching conferences.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A study of college freshman shows that 86 percent want to be financially well-off -- up more than 10 percent from last year.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
President Obama and Governor Mitt Romney address how they intend to rectify the inequalities in the workplace specifically regarding females.
Governor Romney and President Obama share their strategies for bringing relief to U.S. taxpayers if they were to be elected. President Obama says "the math doesn't add up," when responding to Romney's tax plans.
Energy Secretary Steven Chu says it's not policy of his department to help lower gas prices. President Obama and Governor Mitt Romney discuss whether they agree with Chu that this is not the job of the energy department.