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  • CHICAGO, March 31- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Monday took a page from a politician's playbook to defend the U.S. central bank's easy-money policies, citing the struggles of three Americans in a speech and touring a college workshop to shake hands with students and teachers.

  • *AstraZeneca moving global HQ and R&D to Cambridge by 2016. CAMBRIDGE, England, March 31- AstraZeneca, which will complete its move to Cambridge by 2016, is already putting down roots in the ecosystem of the university city as it seeks to revitalise its drug research.

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

    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

    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

    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.

  • Rethinking higher education     Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 7:49 AM ET

    John DeGioia, Georgetown University president, discusses the changing landscape of higher education and how to implement change while retaining some long-standing traditions. Also, a look at how Georgetown is helping students meet the rising cost of tuition.

  • Disrupting higher education in the US     Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 7:45 AM ET

    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.

  • Chegg CEO: Learning will be interactive     Wednesday, 13 Nov 2013 | 9:52 AM ET

    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."

  • Oxford: Demand for MBA degrees remain strong     Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 7:25 PM ET

    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.

  • How private schools make public schools better Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 2:57 PM ET

    Some people think that sending your kids to private school makes you a bad person. Here's why they are totally wrong.

  • 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.