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  • Parents pay smaller portion of college costs     Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 1:36 PM ET

    A new study by Sallie Mae digs into just where the funding for college is coming from. CNBC's Hampton Pearson offers insight.

  • More Wall Street Hopefuls Heading for Boot Camp Friday, 31 May 2013 | 1:24 PM ET

    When millions can be won or lost on one calculation, firms are finding it essential that new hires can tell the difference between a pivot table and a header row. NYT reports.

  • Class of 2013 Comes of Age in Weak Economy Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 9:52 AM ET
    Steve Heiss stands with fellow graduates before participating in commencement ceremonies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on May 11, 2013.

    The members of the class of 2013 are apprehensive and left to reroute their future due to their exposure to economic uncertainty and high unemployment.

  • China Firms Must Strengthen Investor Confidence     Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 7:20 PM ET

    Founder, chairman and CEO, Michael Yu of New Oriental, China's largest private education provider, tells CNBC why Chinese corporates should embrace global business standards.

  • Want to Save the American Dream? Then Start Here Saturday, 30 Mar 2013 | 3:40 PM ET

    This CEO says it's time for business leaders to step up and lead the way to fix the nation's broken education system.

  • Apollo Beats Estimates Despite Lower Enrollment Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 8:54 AM ET
    Apollo Group Inc., the largest U.S. for-profit college chain.

    Apollo Group, owner of the University of Phoenix, reported a better-than-expected profit, but said student sign-ups fell for the fourth straight quarter.

  • How Important Is a College 'Pedigree' in Hiring? Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | 4:33 PM ET
    University of Pennsylvania

    Critics say Marissa Mayer is fixated on credentials from elite schools, and that's hindering Yahoo's ability to hire top talent. NBC News reports.

  • Public education failing our kids?     Friday, 8 Mar 2013 | 7:44 PM ET

    "Eighty percent of NYC high school graduates cannot read," said one local paper recently. Michelle Rhee, StudentsFirst founder, weighs in.

  • Shop on a Budget (And Other Personal Finance Myths) Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 8:01 PM ET

    The latest research busts some everyday beliefs about handling our money that even the smartest of savers may believe.

  • Student Loan Balances Up, So Are Delinquencies: Study Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 12:05 AM ET

    A new study on student loans offers more evidence of the financial squeeze facing recent college graduates. But nearly as striking is the company behind the study: TransUnion.

  • Textbook Renter Chegg Braces for Digital Future Saturday, 19 Jan 2013 | 9:44 AM ET

    It was the right idea that maybe came too late — to rent (rather than sell) textbooks to cash-strapped students. CEO Dan Rosenweig knew it from the start.

  • The College Tuition Bubble May Be Bursting…Um, Yay? Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 2:53 PM ET

    Universities, facing declining enrollment, say they can't keep raising tuition at current rates. So, why aren't parents cheering?

  • Obama-Romney: Where They Stand on Education Tuesday, 6 Nov 2012 | 9:45 AM ET

    So what will President Obama and Mitt Romney say they'll do about education if they're in the White House in the next four years? Take a look at their positions.

  • The Costs of Competitive Kids Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 10:21 AM ET

    CNBC.com presents a list of competitive activities for kids, and what parents can expect to pay for their child’s involvement. Some are academic, some are in the arts and some are meant to develop strategic thinking. But all of them carry a price tag much higher than you’d expect.

  • What do you do on a fake sick day? You shake it, shake it, shake it, shake it, baby, now (come on, baby) ... Twist and shout ...

    There’s more to high-school popularity than just being elected prom-king or prom-queen, a recent study from a top economic research organization has found.

  • Is College a Waste?     Thursday, 4 Oct 2012 | 2:50 PM ET

    Andy Kessler, "Eat People" author, explains whether you really need to attend college.

  • Davidson: A Debt-Free, High-Quality College     Tuesday, 25 Sep 2012 | 2:45 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports Davidson College doesn't package student loans.

  • With Opening Near, Yale Defends Singapore Venture Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | 5:35 AM ET

    Students have started to be admitted, faculty members have been hired, and construction has begun on the site that will become the home of Yale University ’s first joint college in its 300-year history, the NYT reports.

  • Under pressure to expand, media companies are capitalizing on the changes that technology is bringing to classrooms.

  • For-Profit Schools Dazed by Data Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 11:15 AM ET

    This is as bizarre as it gets: The Education Department today released so-called “Gainful Employment” data that ultimately determines whether the schools should qualify for aid. At least two companies have said the data is inaccurate — and (the bizarre part!) not in their favor.

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