WASHINGTON— A high school diploma is not enough to compete in the global economy, but a college degree is not the only option, first lady Michelle Obama told a group of students gathered at the White House on Tuesday. Obama spoke at a White House event celebrating educators, students and innovators in career and technical education programs.» Read More
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Gene Wade, UniversityNow founder & CEO, and Anant Agarwal, EDX president, discuss how they are trying to make education more accessible and affordable to everyone. "Education is a basic human right," Agarwal says.
The "Squawk on the Street" team talks with Chegg CEO Dan Rosensweig about Chegg's NYSE debut and their business model. Rosensweig says, "it's not about making money, it's about investing where the opportunity is."
Peter Tufano, Dean of Said Business School, University of Oxford says students from emerging markets continue to flock to business school. He also describes rising interest in entrepreneurship programs.
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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.
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Universities, facing declining enrollment, say they can't keep raising tuition at current rates. So, why aren't parents cheering?
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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.
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.