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  • No university does that better than Stanford University, which once again tops the Reuters 100. Decade after decade, Stanford's students and faculty consistently innovate. A 2012 study by the university estimated that all the companies formed by Stanford entrepreneurs generate $2.7 trillion in annual revenue, which would be equivalent to the 10th largest...

  • COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept 23- The maker of the SAT, America's oldest college-entrance exam, promised to streamline its new math questions and scale back the reuse of tests, a longtime practice that has made the exam vulnerable to cheating. David Coleman, chief executive of the College Board, said the New York not-for-profit organization wants to simplify the word...

  • Oxford tops world university rankings

    Phil Baty, editor of The Times Higher Education Rankings, discusses the results and trends within universities.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 21- In the days after the redesigned SAT college entrance exam was given for the first time in March, some test-takers headed to the popular website reddit to share a frustration. The math itself wasn't the problem, said Vicki Wood, who develops courses for PowerScore, a South Carolina- based test preparation company. When it decided to redesign the SAT,...

  • Sept 19- New Jersey's Stockton University is ramping up plans, including a bond sale this week, to build a $178 million campus in Atlantic City, the state's financially distressed gambling hub. The Atlantic County Improvement Authority will issue nearly $128 million of municipal bonds on Thursday for Stockton University to fund construction of a new campus in...

  • LONDON, Sept 19- Go with your gut. "We find on the contrary that the physiological state of traders does have large effects on their success and survival," said John Coates co-author of the report and former Research Fellow in Neuroscience and Finance at the University of Cambridge and former Goldman Sachs and Deutsche Bank derivatives. A study of 18 male City of...

  • ITT's move comes after it said last week it would shut its 137 technical college campuses in 39 states, where roughly 35,000 students are enrolled and 8,000 employees work, as a result of the U.S. Department of Education decision. ITT has hired restructuring consultants Alvarez& Marsal LLC and bankruptcy law firm Faegre Baker Daniels LLP to prepare for the...

  • LOS ANGELES, Sept 12- Student loan debt is out of control, but really it is the parents we should be most worried about. Horror stories abound, including one about an unemployed parent in Arizona who took out $120,000 in student loans to send her youngest to a pricey Midwestern university. Parents typically take out PLUS loans after exhausting savings and loans in...

  • BEIJING, Sept 10- When Blackstone Group Co-founder and Chief Executive Stephen Schwarzman was asked by the president of China's elite Tsinghua University to design a major initiative for the school, the private equity billionaire decided to aim high. Schwarzman, in Beijing this week to launch the program at the newly built Schwarzman College at Tsinghua...

  • BEIJING, Sept 10- When Blackstone Group Co-founder and Chief Executive Stephen Schwarzman was asked by the president of China's elite Tsinghua University to design a major initiative for the school, the private equity billionaire decided to aim high. Schwarzman, in Beijing this week to launch the program at the newly built Schwarzman College at Tsinghua...

  • The newest fast-growing Australian export? Education

    The number of foreign students in Australian universities is on the rise, making education an important new export from the country.

  • Executive Edge: Downside of big data

    Actually, models are opinions embedded in mathematics, says Cathy O'Neil, data scientist, discussing her new book, "Weapons of math destruction: How big data increases inequality and threatens democracy.

  • Saturday Kids, a coding academy for children, in Singapore.

    Young students the world over are learning computer languages to perform tasks from making video games to building data visualizations.

  • What is the future of for-profit colleges?

    Paul Fain, Inside Higher Ed news editor, discusses the future of the for-profit higher education industry, following ITT Tech's decision to permanently close all its campuses nationwide.

  • ITT Educational Services, Inc. headquarters stand in Indianapolis, Indiana.

    ITT Educational Services said it would discontinue operations at all of its ITT Technical Institutes, affecting more than 8,000 employees.

  • Coding academy for kids as young as 5

    Saturday Kids, a coding academy in Singapore, teaches computer programming to kids starting at age five.

  • Janice Chuah teaches a class of Singaporean children, some as young as 7, at her Concept Math tuition center.

    Parents have offered as much as $25,000 just to secure their child a place in classes with one sought-after tutor.

  • ANKARA, Sept 2- Turkey appointed an academic who previously worked at Citigroup and HSBC in London as a deputy central bank governor, the official gazette said on Friday. Emrah Sener joined the central bank from Istanbul's Ozyegin University. In April, Turkey appointed Murat Cetinkaya as its central bank governor, the first from an Islamic finance background.

  • Coursera announces 'Coursera for Business'

    Rick Levin, Coursera CEO and named a 2016 CNBC Disruptor, discusses the launch of the company's corporate training product: Coursera for Business.

  • Kahn Academy CEO on the state of education

    Salman Khan, Khan Academy Founder & CEO, discusses why he keeps Khan Academy free for students, what he thinks about public schools across the United States and how he's working to forward education efforts across the globe.