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  • COLUMBUS, Ohio— As U.S. children flock to virtual charter schools, states are struggling to catch up and develop rules to make sure the students get a real education and schools get the right funding. Ohio's largest online charter school, the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, this month lost the latest round of its battle over $60 million the state says is owed for...

  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gave a commencement speech at Harvard University on Thursday, 12 years after dropping out to focus on what's now the world's biggest social network. If I get through this speech, it'll be the first time I actually finish something at Harvard. How many of you remember exactly what you were doing when you got that email telling you that...

  • CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 25- Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg returned on Thursday to Harvard University, the school he dropped out of to start the pioneering social network, to urge its graduating class to help create a new social safety net to allow creative risk-taking. The 33- year-old tech founder of the world's largest social networking company said he would...

  • The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll on long-term care was conducted March 2-29 by NORC at the University of Chicago, with funding from the SCAN Foundation. It is based on online and telephone interviews of 1,341 adults age 40 and over who are members of NORC's nationally representative AmeriSpeak panel. Interviews included...

  • "Ask Brianna" is a column from NerdWallet for 20- somethings or anyone else starting out. I'm here to help you manage your money, find a job and pay off student loans— all the real-world stuff no one taught us how to do in college. Send your questions about postgrad life to askbrianna@nerdwallet.com.

  • President Donald Trump delivers remarks during a joint news conference with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos at the White House May 18, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    Trump's administration will offer an exclusive contract that will give one company the right to service billions of dollars of outstanding federal student loans now handled by four companies.

  • BERLIN— The Latest on Europe's response to the large number of refugees and migrants trying to reach the continent:. Organizations from Qatar and the Netherlands are joining forces to get 6,000 Syrian refugees into higher education courses, a move aimed at helping them integrate in the countries where they live now and rebuild their own nation if they are able...

  • The Legislature's budget committee has expanded Marquette University and Bible camp acreage that's exempt from property taxes. Lena Taylor, a Milwaukee Democrat, complained the move would hurt Milwaukee's coffers. The Legislature's finance committee has refused to eliminate the commission that resolves workplace disputes.

  • Udacity partners with more than 30 companies, such as Google, AT&T, Facebook and Amazon, to teach the skills these employers look for.

  • *Company founded 5 yrs ago by Cambridge, Imperial graduates. LONDON, May 12- Improbable, a British tech simulation company dreamt up at Cambridge University, has raised $502 million in a funding round led by Japan's SoftBank, valuing it at over $1 billion and propelling it into the top ranks of the European industry. Improbable was founded only five years ago by...

  • A high school student fills out a form for a scholarship in Los Angeles. (File photo).

    Raise.me, a for-profit startup, explains to CNBC's "On the Money" why its a good thing to pay students for good grades.

  • Pearson CEO: Look forward to engagement with teacher unions

    Pearson CEO John Fallon talks about the relationship the education and publishing group has with a group of international teaching unions.

  • Pearson CEO: I’ve bought shares in the firm with extra pay

    Pearson CEO John Fallon tells CNBC it’s for the board to decide his annual salary while commenting on additional pay that he receives.

  • Working to make Pearson as efficient as I can: CEO

    Pearson CEO John Fallon talks about the importance of technology and quality of education, following the release of its latest earnings.

  • School educators and advocacy organizations are telling lawmakers Republicans' efforts would force states to "ration health care for children."

  • Commuters walk up an escalator inside the Raffles Place MRT station during rush hour at the central business district area in Singapore.

    Singapore's reliance on foreign labor may shift, with the city-state's central bank pointing on Thursday to a cautious employment outlook.

  • Failure among Harvard's MBA elite: Duff McDonald

    Duff McDonald, "The Golden Passport" author, talks about the history of cronyism among Harvard Business School graduates and why he thinks the school needs to get back to its original thesis of preserving capitalism.

  • Moody's Investors Service on Monday said it placed seven state universities under review for potential downgrades affecting $2.2 billion of debt because Illinois has failed to provide them with full operating funding. Four universities, Northeastern Illinois, Northern Illinois, Governors State, and Eastern Illinois, already have some or all of their debt...

  • **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim participates in a discussion in Washington- 1830 GMT. ANNANDALE- ON- HUDSON, New York- Esther George, president of Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, speaks before the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College 26th Annual Minsky Conference, in Annandale- on- Hudson, N.Y 1300 GMT. **NEW YORK- European Central Bank board...

  • **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim participates in a discussion in Washington- 1830 GMT. ANNANDALE- ON- HUDSON, New York- Esther George, president of Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, speaks before the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College 26th Annual Minsky Conference, in Annandale- on- Hudson, N.Y 1300 GMT. **NEW YORK- European Central Bank board...