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  • *Expected to pursue issue of debt relief for Greece. ATHENS, July 6- Euclid Tsakalotos, the mild-tempered professor who was appointed as Greece's new finance minister on Monday, is a clear change in style from his combative predecessor Yanis Varoufakis. The 55- year-old Tsakalotos studied at prestigious private London school St Paul's and at Oxford University,...

  • *Expected to pursue issue of debt relief for Greece. The 55- year-old Tsakalotos studied at prestigious private London school St Paul's and at Oxford University, speaks Greek with a British accent and rarely appears in public, let alone wearing the torso-hugging T-shirts Varoufakis favors. Like Varoufakis, Tsakalotos has often decried Europe for big...

  • Support for Singapore's silver generation Monday, 29 Jun 2015 | 7:04 PM ET

    Singapore's Council for Third Age aims to make sure the country's silver set can stay active in their golden years, offering a range of activities.

  • Acing the startup world with Singapore math Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015 | 6:58 PM ET

    Singapore education startup KungFu Math is banking on the country's reputation for mathematical excellence as it expands abroad.

  • States want to do good: Here's how Wall St. is helping Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf speaks to reporters in Pittsburgh.

    Pennsylvania is proposing to be the next government to use social impact bonds, a financial tool that has support and criticism.

  • That message easily could get lost in the controversy following a recent New York Times opinion piece, "Why I Defaulted on My Student Loans," in which writer Lee Siegel not only defended his decision to ignore his education debt, but urged others to join him as a way of changing the economics of paying for college. We now have some indication that debt strikes may work:...

  • Singapore math skills add up in the West Thursday, 18 Jun 2015 | 10:04 AM ET

    Singaporean teaching methods would improve children’s mathematics skills in Western schools, a U.K. study has found.

  • Are India's medical schools broken? Tuesday, 16 Jun 2015 | 8:37 PM ET

    India's system for training doctors is plagued by fraud and unprofessional teaching practices, worsening public health issues, Reuters reports.

  • Yes we Khan! The program shaking up test prep Saturday, 13 Jun 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Group of Academy students working on lessons

    The Khan Academy is teaming up with The College Board to provide students with the resources to prepare for the new SAT test.

  • How to get the most from federal student aid Thursday, 4 Jun 2015 | 11:18 AM ET

    Before filing your Free Application for Federal Student Aid, you need to know exactly what you're getting into.

  • CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 3- Harvard University, which has educated many of the world's wealthiest investors, is now getting its biggest single gift from one them- a $400 million donation from Wall Street hedge fund investor John Paulson. The 59- year old financier said the gift was his way of thanking the Ivy League school for providing him and others with a top flight...

  • BOSTON, June 3- Harvard University, which has educated many of the world's wealthiest investors, is now getting its biggest single gift from one them: a $400 million donation from Wall Street hedge fund mogul John Paulson. The 59- year old investor, who credits his Harvard Business School education for success at his $19 billion firm Paulson& Co, said he hoped the...

  • Speaking at Beijing's elite Tsinghua University, Klaus Regling said the euro zone would make every effort to keep Greece in, but limited resources meant there had to be conditions for financial aid to Greece. Shut out of bond markets and with bailout aid locked off, Greece is running out of cash to pay its bills. Greece has to repay more than 6.5 billion euros in July...

  • Tip of the hat: Colbert funds $800K to SC teachers Thursday, 7 May 2015 | 2:05 PM ET
    Stephen Colbert smiles while taping the "The Colbert Report" with President Barack Obama, not pictured, in Lisner Auditorium at George Washington University in Washington, Dec. 8, 2014.

    Comedian Stephen Colbert agreed to fund every classroom project in South Carolina on DonorsChoose.org, totaling $800K in grants.

  • App makers want kids to learn and love robotics Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 2:54 PM ET

    Companies can now utilize the smartphone space to make education a fun activity, and what better way to teach kids than with robots?

  • States main culprits in tuition surge: UC chief Sunday, 12 Apr 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    College graduation

    College tuition is on the rise, and University of California President Janet Napolitano says she knows why.

  • Digital cracks the final frontier: Law school Sunday, 5 Apr 2015 | 12:00 PM ET
    Online education woman computer

    More accredited law schools may offer online classes after an unprecedented move by the ABA.

  • Presidential election has found its punching bag Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 12:20 PM ET
    Jeb Bush

    Common Core has quickly become a political hot-button, especially for Republican hopefuls trying to distance themselves from Jeb Bush.

  • A radical way to pop the student loan bubble Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 10:15 AM ET
    Winter 2014 UnCollege Gap Year participants

    UnCollege's Dale Stephens is a dropout with a business plan to get more kids to drop pricey college degrees. And so far, it's working.

  • Someone's getting rich on your kids' test scores Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 2:45 PM ET
    Student Allison Ramirez asks for help in a fourth-grade math class at Piney Branch Elementary School in Takoma Park, Md., where teachers are training themselves to teach students in a new style of learning math to prepare them for more rigorous education standards under Common Core.

    Controversy around Common Core hasn't stopped companies like Pearson, McGraw-Hill and Apple from cashing in on huge education contracts.