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  • Sonic donates $15M to schools: CEO

    Cliff Hudson, Sonic chairman & CEO talks about launching a new initiative in the name of education and explains why wage hikes will show up on consumers' menus.

  • Shavar Jeffries, center, speaks with students

    In an interview with CNBC, a prominent Democratic education advocate urges the U.S. to tackle school reform to curb the income gap.

  • There are growth opportunities in China: Pearson CEO

    John Fallon, CEO of Pearson, talks about the education sector in markets such as China.

  • Our digital transformation is important: Pearson CEO

    John Fallon, CEO of Pearson, discusses the company's first-quarter earnings and how digital is changing education services.

  • College student reading textbook near computer

    Pearson CEO told CNBC its first-quarter trading was "very much in line with what we expected," despite sales being down 4 percent from last year.

  • April 28- A U.S. congressman called on the Department of Homeland Security to address whether foreign students are cheating on the SAT to get into American universities and illegally qualify for U.S. visas. In a letter dated Wednesday and sent to the Homeland Security department, Representative Matt Salmon cited a March report by Reuters that detailed "the...

  • Must Read: Tuition rebates

    The "Worldwide Exchange" crew discusses the morning's top attention-grabbing headlines, including a piece in the Financial Times about Facebook shares, and a Washington Post article about Howard University's incentive program aimed at pushing students to finish in four years.

  • Tech goes to Washington

    John Chambers, Cisco executive chairman, discusses the need for government and the public to work closer together on such issues as trade, tax reform, and education.

  • Reasons to earn a college degree abroad

    Students who study abroad can gain experience in another country and sometimes lower costs of tuition.

  • SAO PAULO, April 15- Kroton Educacional SA, Brazil's largest for-profit college operator, could buy rivals to expand in the country's north and northeast regions, provided the outlook for federally funded student credit improves and the escalating political crisis eases, Morgan Stanley& Co analysts said on Friday. The question is not if, but "when" a new round of...

  • NEW YORK, April 7- Until last week, high school senior Alex Gomez was missing a key piece in his puzzle-like plan to pay college tuition next year to the University of Colorado. The 18- year-old from Ruidoso, New Mexico had already lined up family savings, financial aid, work study and loans, and then won a $7,500 scholarship from student-loan lender Sallie Mae for...

  • Taxes states

    Some states are better than others at giving their residents returns on their tax dollars. WalletHub.com takes a look

  • Patriotic philanthropy focuses on Lincoln Memorial

    David Rubenstein, The Carlyle Group, discusses his efforts to use the space under the Lincoln Memorial to build an education facility.

  • CEOs speaking out on NC's anti-LGBT law

    Chegg CEO Dan Rosensweig, says he wants to be a voice for his students if he can in regards to the fight against discrimination in business.

  • People pass a sign for JPMorgan Chase & Co. at it's headquarters in Manhattan.

    JPMorgan is making a big bet on younger Americans that don't have jobs. One of the bank's partners explains the effort to CNBC in an interview.

  • This picture taken on March 1, 2011 students attending the tutorial school Beacon College in Hong Kong.  Cut-throat competition for exam success in Hong Kong's high-pressure education system has spawned a new breed of teacher -- celebrity tutors with near cult-like status and millionaire lifestyles.

    The Hong Kong government has pledged better psychological services for schools after four students committed suicide in just five days.

  • Best School Day's flash funding

    Biz Stone, Twitter co-founder, discusses how business leaders, celebrities and philanthropists are teaming up to support education in their hometowns.

  • Jack Welch: Reinventing the MBA

    Jack Welch shares the mission of the Jack Welch Management Institute. This is where education is going, says Welch. We're got to make education more available and affordable.

  • Jack Welch: 'Pockets of change'

    Jack Welch, Jack Welch Management Institute, weighs in on the state of the U.S. economy. Things are looking up, says Welch. You're getting real strength in housing.

  • A new life for aging PCs

    Jonathan Hefter, Neverware founder & CEO, explains how his company is able to transform older classroom computers into faster, cloud-ready PCs.