M. Night Shyamalan, filmmaker, explains how he got to see the disparities between two public schools in Philadelphia while scouting for a movie location, and that prompted him to take a closer look at what needs to be done to improve schools in the U.S. He also shares the five key things people must do to close the education gap.» Read More
The Minerva Project offers 4 years of free tuition for its first matriculating class. Its founder Ben Nelson, and former U.S. Sen. Bob Kerrey (D) of The Minerva Institute for Research and Scholarship, discuss what the project offers compared to a traditional liberal arts education.
Discussing why college tuition has skyrocketed, with former U.S. Sen. Bob Kerrey (D) of The Minerva Institute for Research and Scholarship. "It's time for the regional creditors to grant now," he says.
More than 40 percent of US public universities and nonprofit colleges face lower tuition revenue and declining enrollment, according to a report.
Poets and Quants is out with its first ever top MBA start-ups list. John Byrne, PoetsandQuants.com editor-in-chief, discusses where entrepreneurs with start-up companies are graduating from. He says there is "no question" a MBA is worth it.
SoFi co-founders and VPs James Finnigan and Dan Macklin, discuss how they're shaking up the student loan market.
WASHINGTON, Nov 11- More than 800,000 international students studied at U.S. colleges and universities last year, a record high fueled largely by an influx of young scholars from China, U.S. data released on Monday showed.
Barry Switzer covers Oklahoma games from his "coaches cabana," reports CNBC's Jane Wells. Since Switzer never shows the games, they don't have to pay rights to the NCAA.
Penn State pays $59.7 million to Sandusky victims; and a link sent from President Obama's official Twitter account was hacked., reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.
Discussing abortion laws, the issue of diversity at Harvard, the NSA controversy, and a funny story about O.J. Simpson's trial, with Alan Dershowitz, author of "Taking the Stand."
WASHINGTON, Oct 16- Private student loan borrowers report payment processing errors that hurt their credit and raised costs, and lawmakers may need to step in if the problems hurt the economy, a U.S. consumer watchdog said on Wednesday.
NYU Stern School of Business dean Peter Henry says NYU is not seeing an issue with its common application, despite reported glitches. Also, are we seeing the end of the landline?
The CEO of Burberry Angela Ahrendts is leaving the company to head Apple's retail division. Peter Blair, dean of NYU Stern School of Business; and CNBC's Jon Fortt and Robert Frank, discuss whether "ivy leaguers" are still at the top of businesses.
Former Gov. Mitch Daniels, (R-IN), explains Purdue's program to keep higher education affordable while maintaining high academic standards.
Harvard's endowment fund is larger than the GDPs of countries like Jordan and Latvia. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the details.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 17- Minerva Schools of KGI doesn't yet have accreditation, a campus or even a full faculty roster, but it is offering something even Harvard can't- four years of free tuition for its first matriculating class.
The U.S. Census reported college enrollment declined for the first time in six years in 2012. That threatens higher education revenue, said Moody's.
"As long as the money keeps going into colleges, they're going to take it," says billionaire investor Mark Cuban. CNBC's Jim Cramer seconds that.
Where is business investor Mark Cuban putting his money now? Cuban, joined by Ranku founder and CEO Kim Taylor, discusses what the education start-up can do for potential online college students.
JPMorgan Chase is leaving the student loan business, CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the story. And Sheila Bair, Former FDIC chair, joins to discuss JPM woes, explains why we need much tougher capital standards and reveals her support for Janet Yellen as Fed chair.
JPMorgan will not be accepting new private student loan applications, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche. The decision applies to borrowers for next year.