• Student loan forgiveness may be coming Sunday, 6 Jul 2014 | 9:55 AM ET

    The "Pay As You Earn" plan caps payments at 10 percent of their income, and the balance will be forgiven after 20 years of on-time payments.

  • Parents to kids: College money? Don't look at us Friday, 4 Jul 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    Maybe it's optimism about the economy, or maybe it's despair at rising tuition, but more parents want kids to cover the bulk of college costs.

  • Schools pay Hillary $200K to speak as costs rise Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 11:08 AM ET
    Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton addresses students and faculty members at Georgetown University December 14, 2009 in Washington, DC. Clinton spoke about linking human rights to democracy and economic development, and taking an approach of 'principled pragmatism'.

    At least eight universities have shelled out hundreds of thousands of dollars for Clinton to speak on their campuses in the past year.

  • Young author sees an Obama 'war on millennials' Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 11:24 AM ET
    Students on the campus of UCLA

    Youth unemployment stands at 16.1 percent, above the national average. Author Katie Kieffer blames the president.

  • Is student debt crisis real? New data may shock you Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    Dire predictions and hand-wringing abound when student loan debt comes up, but this study says the victims may not be the ones you expect.

  • Can India offer an Ivy League education? Sunday, 29 Jun 2014 | 6:46 PM ET

    Entrepreneurs have set up India's first liberal arts college, Ashoka University, promising an Ivy League education at a fraction of the cost.

  • Wall Street's new problem: A shrinking talent pool Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 11:15 AM ET
    Graduates from the Harvard Business School MBA program wave flags at commencement in Cambridge, Mass.

    Wall Street is competing more and more with other sectors for the top MBA grads.

  • Think college is expensive now? Wait until July 1 Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 7:08 AM ET

    Though federal student loan rates are fixed for the life of the loan, these rates reset for new borrowers every July.

  • CNBC's Top State for Business: Utah is No.   Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 1:53 PM ET
    CNBC's Top State for Business: Utah is No. 3

    The state of Utah tops out at number 3 on CNBC's top state for business list. CNBC's Scott Cohn says the Beehive State's best category is access to capital, but education remains a weak spot.

  • Gates to grads: 'You can do better than I did' Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 1:47 PM ET
    Bill and Melinda Gates at Stanford's graduation ceremony, June 15, 2014

    Bill and Melinda Gates told Stanford graduates an optimistic belief in the power of innovation is needed to tackle the world's social problems.

  • Coffee drinkers take notice...   Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 8:16 AM ET
    Coffee drinkers take notice...

    Coffee prices are coming down and Starbuck's "Fizzio" drinks roll out across the Sun Belt, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Baristas with bachelors   Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 8:15 AM ET
    Baristas with bachelors

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on Starbucks' offer to help employees obtain a bachelor's degree. But there's a catch...

  • Teaching girls to write code   Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 6:52 AM ET
    Teaching girls to write code

    Zach Sims, Codeacademy, discusses his mission to increase the number of high school girls studying computer sciences in the U.S.

  • Starbucks won't chip in on employee scholarships Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 1:38 PM ET

    Starbucks unveiled an employee scholarship partnership with Arizona State, but the company won't be contributing as much as it implied.

  • Starbucks clears path for tuition revolution Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 2:25 PM ET
    The Starbucks Corp. logo sits on cardboard coffee cups inside a Starbucks Corp. shop in London, U.K., on Monday, June 9, 2014.

    Starbucks just advanced the ball on tuition reimbursement. Is there a revolution brewing in Corporate America?

  • Get your 'nano degree' online   Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 8:19 AM ET
    Get your 'nano degree' online

    It is a very focused degree designed to get you a job, says Sebastian Thrun, Udacity CEO & co-founder, discussing his company's partnership with AT&T that offers students a way to close the skills gap.

  • Starbucks offers free college tuition   Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 2:49 PM ET
    Starbucks offers free college tuition

    Starbucks announced today it will offer free online college tuition to many of its employees, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Starbucks' new college initiative   Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 10:49 AM ET
    Starbucks' new college initiative

    Starbucks is offering a deal to juniors and seniors who work at least 20 hours a week at Starbucks will get full reimbursement for each semester or full-time coursework towards a bachelor's degree.

  • Starbucks offers shocking new perk for workers Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 4:15 AM ET

    Starbucks is rolling out a program that would allow its workers to earn an online college degree at a steeply discounted rate.

  • Super model Petra's Happy Hearts Fund   Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 7:55 AM ET
    Petra Nemcova

    "Happy Hearts Fund" is a non-profit dedicated to rebuilding schools and restoring opportunities to children after experiencing natural disasters. The fund's founder and chair Petra Nemcova, provides insight to its mission.

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