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  • Oct 17- ITT Educational Services Inc said it signed up more students than it forecast in the quarter ended June 30, more than doubling its market value and offering some relief to the U.S. for-profit education sector. The data, the first from ITT since May, drove up shares of other for-profit colleges including Corinthian Colleges Inc, which also nearly doubled.

  • COLUMN-College is now a buyer's market Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 10:11 AM ET

    LOS ANGELES, Oct 6- Colleges are increasingly worried about getting enough enrollments, and students can use the situation to their advantage. The increasing competition for students has created a buyer's market at most schools, said college consultant Lynn O'Shaughnessy, author of the book "The College Solution." The colleges struggling the most are what...

  • Coming soon to a kindergarten near you: Google Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 1:07 PM ET
    computers in classroom, students using computers

    Google, the world's largest Internet company by market value, is in the early days of its next big bet: education.

  • Ivy League equals top pay? Think again: Report Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 1:59 PM ET
    MIT Station Center by architect Frank Gehry.

    Ivy League degrees may be prestigious, but a new analysis suggests they may not get you the best starting salary. The Washington Post reports.

  • Big money is pouring into high-tech tutoring Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 12:10 PM ET
    Educational Support Specialists provide online university level tutoring in Mountain View, California.

    The $7 billion market for tutoring services is in the midst of a transformation, driven by new technology.

  • How I left Wall Street and launched a start-up Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 1:28 PM ET

    Former trader Sam Polk talks about how he successfully broke up with Wall Street and launched a start up — and that epic job interview with Michael Milken.

  • America's best college for your money is... Saturday, 2 Aug 2014 | 12:40 PM ET
    Tomasso Hall, Babson College

    Money Magazine’s surprising college rankings has Babson College ahead of Harvard and other notable Ivy League schools.

  • Tapping the talents of disabled workers Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 8:24 AM ET
    A flier announcing job openings sits on a table during a career fair at the Southeast Community Facility Commission on May 21, 2014 in San Francisco, Calif.

    Some disabled workers are becoming increasingly valuable to employers looking for mathematical, scientific and mechanical skills.

  • In gubernatorial races, it's the economy, 'stupid' Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 4:48 PM ET
    Scott Walker

    In 36 states electing governors, it's all about the economy. Governors seeking re-election promised to turn things around. Have they?

  • Starbucks won't chip in on employee scholarships Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 1:38 PM ET

    Starbucks unveiled an employee scholarship partnership with Arizona State, but the company won't be contributing as much as it implied.

  • The trouble with Zuckerberg's $100M gift: Pros Friday, 23 May 2014 | 4:28 PM ET
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Newark Mayor Cory Booker visit EDUCATION NATION, an educational summit on Rockefeller Plaza.

    Despite Mark Zuckerberg's $100 million gift to Newark, critics say the city has not turned into a "symbol of educational excellence."

  • Best and worst US states for 'Taxpayer ROI' Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 11:39 AM ET
    Wyoming's Teton Mountains

    Some states are better than others at giving their residents the best return on their "tax investment."

  • Obama, Biden to announce $600M for job grants Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 6:01 AM ET
    President Barack Obama

    President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are hitting the road to trumpet $600 million in new competitive grants to spur job creation.

  • 2U powers best programs in world: CEO   Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 10:36 AM ET
    2U powers best programs in world: CEO

    Chip Paucek, 2U CEO, discusses the IPO of his cloud based education company that partners with universities to offer online degree programs.

  • Chart of the Day: Religious giving slides Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    A report from Giving USA Foundation shows that donations made to American religious organizations have slowed of late.

  • Wanted: Foreign workers. H-1B visa requests leap Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 3:34 PM ET

    Visa requests allowing overseas nationals to work in the U.S. could reach record levels in 2014.

  • Why new bans on school junk food ads won't fly Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 8:03 AM ET
    First Lady Michelle Obama eats lunch with school children in the cafeteria at Parklawn Elementary School in Alexandria, Virginia, January 25, 2012.

    Junk food marketers may still be able to reach students. Here's how.

  • How to make those college essays POP! Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 1:55 PM ET

    It's good to make your college essay conversational but not so conversational it becomes OMG BTW, according to this college advisor.

  • Chinese universities dominate BRIC ranking   Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 7:30 PM ET
    Chinese universities dominate BRIC ranking

    A new ranking by Quacquarelli Symonds points to sharp contrasts between Indian and China in higher education. The Asia Squawk Box team discuss.

  • Tutoring the rich   Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 1:54 PM ET
    Tutoring the rich

    A growing number of wealthy parents are hiring tutors for their kids. CNBC's Robert Frank reports some tutors are making up to $400,000 a year.