Apollo Group rose$. 09 or. 3 percent, to $26.50. Career Education Corp. fell$. 09 or 1.6 percent, to $5.11. Strayer Education Inc. unchanged at $34.37.» Read More
NEW YORK, Aug 2- Wall Street's industry-funded regulator, FINRA, will review a controversial practice in arbitration cases that critics say makes it too easy for brokers to scrub some black marks from their records, according to an official with the organization.
July 30- The two-horse race to replace Ben Bernanke as the Federal Reserve chairman appears to have come down to gender. The White House, it seems, would prefer Larry Summers, Bill Clinton's U.S. Summers is a distinguished economist, a former chief economist of the World Bank and briefly, until he was subsumed by controversy, president of Harvard University.
BOSTON, July 29- While higher education remains a priority, many Americans are balking at high-priced institutions, and two-thirds of families eliminated colleges or universities during the 2012-2013 application process based on affordability, according to student lender Sallie Mae.
NEW YORK, July 26- Anchorage, Alaska, teen Grace Bolt isn't spending her summer lolling at the pool or in front of a video game controller- she's juggling a variety of jobs and cashing a variety of paychecks.
A new study by Sallie Mae digs into just where the funding for college is coming from. CNBC's Hampton Pearson offers insight.
*Africa offers high returns, diversification. A study of 831 endowments by the Commonfund Institute and the National Association of College and University Business Officers published this year showed their annual net returns in the 10 years to June 30, 2012, averaged 6.2 percent.
The average student who borrows for four years would pay an additional $4,000 over the life of the loans, according to White House estimates. Sampson Armstrong III, who has just completed his freshman year at Howard University, will have borrowed $60,000 for his college education by next winter.
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.
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.
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.
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 Group, owner of the University of Phoenix, reported a better-than-expected profit, but said student sign-ups fell for the fourth straight quarter.
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.
"Eighty percent of NYC high school graduates cannot read," said one local paper recently. Michelle Rhee, StudentsFirst founder, weighs in.
The latest research busts some everyday beliefs about handling our money that even the smartest of savers may believe.
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.
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.
Universities, facing declining enrollment, say they can't keep raising tuition at current rates. So, why aren't parents cheering?
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.
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.