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  • NEW YORK, Aug 26- U.S. public universities are increasingly turning to public-private partnerships to develop student housing and other campus projects, sometimes using the structure to transfer borrowing and liability risks to the private sector. Over the last five years, there has been an "uptick" in universities and colleges leveraging the private sector...

  • "It is only a matter of time before another cyclical downturn calls for aggressive negative nominal interest rate policy actions," concludes Marvin Goodfriend, a professor of economics at Carnegie Mellon University and a former policy adviser at the Richmond Federal Reserve bank. They have already been introduced in the Euro area, Switzerland, Sweden and...

  • Kids find high tech way to cheat

    Carl Herberger, Radware head of security, discusses how a growing number of students are using high-tech tactics to scam their teachers.

  • Year-Round vs. Traditional School Calendar

    For some kids, school is never out. As the long summer break ends for most students, about four percent of public schools are using a full year school calendar. Proponents say year-round learning, with short breaks throughout the year, helps stem the loss of math and reading skills over a long summer recess. But opponents say it can create scheduling conflicts for families with other kids not on the year-round schedule. We take a look at the pros and cons of disrupting the traditional school year.

  • 2U CEO: Attracting students to online education

    Chip Paucek, 2U CEO, talks about his attempts to attract students to online degrees by joining forces with prestigious universities and reverse the stigma that is sometimes attached to online education.

  • Cracking the job code

    CNBC's Aditi Roy reports from San Francisco on how coding camps like Hack Reactor can help propel students to six-figure salaries.

  • Should we close the book on homework?

    Are students better off without the added stress of homework? Stephanie Donaldson-Pressman, family psychology researcher and co-author of "The Learning Habit," shares her take. Suzy Welch, LinkedIn contributing editor, weighs in.

  • 98 percent of Hack Reactor students land jobs

    When it comes to landing a job in tech, coding camps promise to get you there faster. CNBC's Aditi Roy reports. Suzy Welch, LinkedIn contributing editor, weighs in.

  • Boot camp for coders

    CNBC's Aditi Roy takes a look at why some students are ditching college or grad school and choosing coding classes instead.

  • Textbook disruption: CEO

    Dan Rosensweig, Chegg CEO, talks about diversifying his company as more and more students use digital textbooks.

  • Layoffs in techland surge

    Roger Kay, Endpoint Technologies, discusses the cuts in tech jobs as the industry shifts from hardware to software-based development.

  • Executive Edge: Boot camp for coders

    Galvanize CEO Jim Deters discusses the business and importance of providing technology and programming skills education.

  • McNealy: Our public education system is failing

    Scott McNealy, former Sun Microsystems CEO and co-founder of Wayin, discusses why he thinks our education system is failing, and possible solutions for this problem.

  • Santelli Exchange: Giant student loan debt

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Daniel Pianko, University Ventures, discuss the student loan debt conundrum.

  • Teaching tech to the workforce of tomorrow

    Jake Schwartz, General Assembly Co-Founder & CEO, discusses the need for practical tech, data and coding skills in the 21st century.

  • Sam Polk, a former trader, founder of Groceryships and author of “For the Love of Money.” Here, he leads a Groceryships meeting, where participants learn about nutrition and healthy cooking.

    It wasn't easy for Sam Polk to walk away from Wall Street and a seven-figure bonus. But he did it. Today, he makes a lot less, but he's never been happier.

  • The judge says there was a 'genuine issue of material fact' over whether Trump intentionally tried to defraud students.

  • Medical students and members of the public will be able to watch a live hernia surgery in 360-degree virtual reality (VR) later this week.

  • Hillary Clinton announces debt-free college plan

    The proposal would provide free tuition for families with incomes up to $125,000 at in-state public universities.

  • Donald Trump speaks to a crowd of supporters during a campaign rally on June 18 in Phoenix, Arizona.

    Trump Institute allegedly lured vulnerable customers with false promises of wealth, this time using plagiarized material, the New York Times reports.