Apollo Group fell$. 34 or 1.1 percent, to $29.30. Career Education Corp. rose$. 10 or 2.1 percent, to $4.78. Strayer Education Inc. fell$. 96 or 1.8 percent, to $51.91.» Read More
E-textbooks save students money and lighten their backpacks, with CNBC's Jane Wells.
Jack Welch, former chairman of GE, says the the Jack Welch Management Institute will soon be the largest online MBA program. "We want to be 5,000 students by 2016," he adds.
Job skills are getting higher in growth areas, but there are not enough Americans that can do them. How to fix the rising education gap in America, with Jeremy Siegel, The Wharton School; Ann Winblad, Winblad Venture; and Bill Gross, PIMCO. "Focus on where the jobs are going to be and what education we need to give," says Ann Winblad.
Peter Thiel is one of the most successful investors in Silicon Valley and also one of the most controversial. Last night, he called on top tech companies to drop the college degree as a job requirement. It's not the first time he's questioned the value of college. Thiel's looking for kids around the country who can be molded into innovators and entrepreneurs via the Thiel Fellowship.
CNBC.com spoke with experts in tech, human resources, and finance to determine which professions are best for workers over 40.
Insight on the rising price of student tuition and how to make education more accessible. "Inflation is the big problem," says Ron Paul. "Look at where the bubbles come from--the Federal Reserve." Newt Gingrich also weighs in.
Daniel Hamburger, DeVry CEO, shares insight on how the business has zero debt.
CNBC's Herb Greenberg takes a look at Apollo stock, and his bad call on Intuitive Surgical.
It may be hard to pin down exactly what the Occupy Wall Street protesters want, but one of the sources of their frustration seems clear. Many of the demonstrators are drowning in student debt.
Richard Harris, CEO of Quam Asset Management and Adrian Mowat, chief Asian and emerging markets equity strategist at JP Morgan Securities, share a grim outlook on Hong Kong.
The Jefferson Innovation Summit gathers the best in business, government, and media to find innovative ways to spur economic growth and ensure global competitiveness. CNBC's Tyler Mathisen is moderating the event in Charlottesville, Virginia, and speaks to Ntiedo Etuk, Dimensionu cofounder/CEO and Premal Shah, KIVA.org president regarding whether America is too "risk-reversed."
JPMorgan says education services, electronic equipment and instruments, as well as aerospace and defense could be the hardest-hit sectors, as the bipartisan congressional “supercommittee” looks for targets to cut the federal budget.
CNBC.com looked at the top ten colleges and discovered which CEOs spent time there as underclassmen. Check out what we found.
Amid soaring demand and a weak economy, Trinity and other elite New York schools are beginning to change longstanding admissions practices as they try to balance often incongruous priorities, including institutional loyalty and a diverse student body. The New York Times reports.
Find out how the Fast traders say you should position your portfolio if a debt deal is struck in Washington.
Despite the rising cost of private schools, demand continues to grow across the world. Click to find out which countries have the world’s most expensive private schools.
Universities around the world have jumped on the e-learning bandwagon to varying degrees, from posting course materials online to making participation in online discussion forums an assessable course component, the NYT reports.
Discussing the push for financial literacy, with Gary Knell, Sesame Workshop president/CEO.
Citigroup shares fell after its reverse stock split, leading options trader Jon Najarian to look at whether reverse stock splits have ever worked.
In another sign the American economy is on the comeback trail, a new survey from KPMG shows optimism is improving among U.S. manufacturing and service industry executives. Executives in both key sectors say the worst is behind us.