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Today, the average American private college costs about $30,000 per year. Richard Vedder, Center for College Affordability & Productivity; Stephen Rose, Georgetown University; and Scott Gamm, NYU Stern student, share their opinions.
The principal at Ipswitch Middle School cancelled honors night. Is America breeding a nation of underachievers? Dan Greenhaus, BTIG and Gary Shapiro, Consumer Electronics Association CEO, share their opinions. "Someone should be on a pedestal somewhere," says Greenhaus.
The "Fast Money" traders discuss where they think Qualcomm and Microsoft's stocks are headed; and Kevin Pritchard of the Indiana Pacers shares his March Madness pick.
Obamacare and the aging of doctors and patients are exacerbating the shortage of primary care physicians.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports college tuition is still rising about twice the rate of inflation according to the latest Consumer Price Index. Financial economist Lindsay Piegza, explains her plans for financial reform in regards to education.
Yahoo's CEO Marissa Mayer ended telecommuting, and now she is reportedly tightening up hiring standards, reports CNBC's Jane Wells; and Fred Hassan of Warburg Pincus, weighs in.
The Secret Service is investigating a possible breach of Michelle Obama's credit report, and Yahoo's Michelle Mayer is changing the hiring practices at the company. CNBC's John Carney and Jane Wells, discuss.
Harper College has rallied around a number. When President Barack Obama called for 5 million more community-college graduates by the end of the decade to boost U.S. competitiveness, this commuter school 30 miles northwest of Chicago figured out it would need to produce 10,604 additional graduates to do its part.
"The Harvard Crimson" is warning conservatives not only to not enroll, but to not apply to the school. Larry Kudlow questions the editor.
More families are currently saving for their retirement than for their children's education, according to a new study by Sallie Mae. CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on what happens when money is taken out of a 401(k) or an IRA to pay for college.
A William Carey University cheerleader nails a half-court basketball shot … while doing a back flip. (0:14)
The Wall Street Journal dug through government data to find there are many schools where the student loan default rate is higher than the student graduation rate. Mark Kantrowitz, FinAid.org president, offers insight.
These days, Busch, Slipakoff & Schuh, a law firm in Atlanta, hires only people with a bachelor’s degree — no exceptions. And it is far from alone. The NYT reports.
Billionaire Graham Tuckwell has announced he's giving $50 million for college scholarships. CNBC's Robert Frank reports Tuckwell thinks the money would ruin his own kids.
CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Richard Vedder, Center for College Affordability & Productivity, about where the money is coming from to pay huge salaries to some academics to run universities.
Is the Keystone Pipeline going to be improved? CNBC's Larry Kudlow speaks to Josh Margolin of the New York Post, who reported the EPA's Lisa Jackson quit because she was convinced President Obama was ready to give the Keystone Pipeline the green light, for more insight.
Tonight's national championship between Notre Dame and Alabama will bring millions of dollars to both schools, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman.
Americans have not been very optimistic since the Great Recession of 2008-2009, but the gloom had begun to lift this year until the blast of bad news as 2012 ended, IPSOS pollster Cliff Young said on Monday. IPSOS polling showed that some angst set in as the year ended.
Shares of gun makers Smith and Wesson and rival Sturm Ruger are under pressure on talks of stricter gun laws, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.
"We can't expect events like this as routine," said President Obama at the vigil Sunday night in Newtown, CT. Marc Morial, National Urban League and Ron Christie, Christie Strategies, discuss how to get the country to find middle ground on gun control laws.