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  • *Board hires Barclays to explore strategic options. May 6- Corinthian Colleges Inc said it has breached debt covenants due to $76.5 million in charges, and said it had hired Barclays Plc to explore strategic options.

  • *Third-quarter profit $0.03/ shr vs est. May 6- Corinthian Colleges Inc said it would explore strategic alternatives as student enrollments decline and the company faces potential legal action from U.S. regulators. The California- based company faces potential legal action from U.S. consumer regulators over issues related to student loans.

  • May 6- Corinthian Colleges Inc said it would explore strategic alternatives as student enrollments decline and the company faces potential legal action from U.S. regulators. The for-profit education company said its board had authorized the retention of an investment bank to explore its options.

  • Obama administration flags big growth in student debt Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 2:24 PM ET

    BALTIMORE, April 29- The Obama administration on Tuesday flagged the "daunting" levels of debt taken on to pay for college education in the United States, and pledged to take a closer look at the sustainability of that borrowing.

  • Northwestern union vote today     Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 8:16 AM ET

    Dave Briggs, NBC Sports, shares his thoughts on whether college athletes will vote to unionize. And Robert Cox, Reuters Breakingviews, weighs in.

  • Little Squawkers' dream jobs     Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 8:56 AM ET

    Austan Goolsbee, 32 Advisors strategic partner, shares his thoughts on what the U.S. workplace will look like in the future. Get some education, Goolsbee stresses. And the "Little Squawkers," weigh in.

  • Fixing the NCAA: Coach Calipari     Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 7:50 AM ET

    John Calipari, University of Kentucky basketball coach, discusses building "servant leadership" in his team, and the big business of college basketball.

  • SAT changes could boost lucrative test prep biz Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 10:09 AM ET

    SAT uncertainty will drive more business to prep companies and private tutors as anxiety mounts among parents and students, experts predict.

  • Republican Senator Marco Rubio, a possible 2016 White House contender, unveiled legislation on Wednesday to broaden the use of financial vehicles known as "income share agreements" that students can use to fund their higher education costs.

  • Brooklyn Law School cuts tuition     Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 1:48 PM ET

    Nicholas Allard, Brooklyn Law School dean, and Elie Mystal, Abovethelaw.com editor, discuss why Brooklyn Law School decided and is able to cut its tuition by 15 percent.

  • Republican Senator Marco Rubio, a possible 2016 White House contender, will unveil legislation on Wednesday to broaden the use of financial vehicles known as "income share agreements" that students can use to fund their higher education costs.

  • New lows: Top colleges' acceptance rates drop Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 5:59 PM ET
    Students at the Stanford University campus

    Enrollment at US colleges is sliding, but competition for spots at top universities is more cutthroat and anxiety-inducing than ever, NYT reports.

  • Why college financial aid is so confusing     Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 2:00 PM ET

    Spring is the season for college acceptances, and with them, financial aid awards. The numbers and forms can be confusing. CNBC's Kelley Holland has some advice on how to compare them.

  • Gators' march to Final Four     Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 7:54 AM ET

    Dr. Bernie Machen, University of Florida president, discusses his team's success trip on the road to the NCAA semi-finals, and the big business of college basketball.

  • Learning to give away money the Buffett way Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 7:40 AM ET

    Warren Buffett's sister, Doris, is offering a free online course on getting good value for the money you give away to charities.

  • University of Dayton finance majors Anthony Caruso, and Alex Winrich both manage Kudla Dynamic Allocation Fund, and provide perspective on high flying stocks, as well as the 3D printing industry.

  • Next generation of traders     Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 1:47 PM ET

    Justin Goschee, University of Oregon finance & economic major, and Brian Ross, California State Fullerton finance major, share their top stock picks now.

  • Tips to save during college     Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 1:43 PM ET

    CNBC.com reporter Kelley Holland provides insight on her article about tips for cutting "other" costs during college.

  • College student portfolio picks vs. traders     Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 12:46 PM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu speaks to Ruth Ortiz, NJ City University accounting major, and Anton Mekhael, NJ City University finance major, about their favorite stock picks.

  • $1 trillion student loan debt widens US wealth gap Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 1:00 PM ET
    Nida Degesys, National President of the American Medical Student Association, poses for photos in her office in Sterling, Va.

    Americans saddled with student debt may never catch up with wealthy peers who began life after college free from the burden.