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The Tar Heel State is one of the most improved, seeing its ranking jump from No. 9 in 2009 to No. 4 this year .
The Bay State moves into the top five for the first time, piling up 1375 points.
Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Thursday.
A bitter battle is now brewing between a noted short-seller and the for-profit education industry.
Wednesday night was Senior Awards Night at the high school where my son will be graduating next week. My son, like so many young men, was a late bloomer in terms of focus and achievement. But one thing he decided early on was that he wanted to be part of the United States Marine Corps. He has never lost sight of that goal.
It's graduation season and you know what that means — time to trot out our top leaders of business, politics and pop music to offer the kids advice as we send them off into the cruel, cruel world. Here are the 10 Best Graduation Speeches — From Will Ferrell to Steve Jobs!
They say the only things certain are death and taxes. But tax returns — well, those are anybody's guess. Enter YouWager.com, a site that's now taking bets on your tax return.
Civil Rights. Tyranny. War. These are a few of the historical events students have felt so passionately about that they've taken to the quad in protest. Add one more to that list: The sage advice of JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon.
One college is deploying an interesting tactic to lure prospective students: It's promising graduates will get a job offer — or their money back.
The recession left 8 million unemployed in its wake but it also surfaced astounding creativity — from the guy who created his own six-figure job wearing T-shirts to the company that placed a help-wanted ad seeking "fake employees." Here's a look at the 10 most outrageous jobs stories of the recession!
What would you do for $5? You would be AMAZED at what other people would do for five bucks!
Ever wonder what the next job move is for people who have AIG or Lehman Brothers on their resume? Looks like a few of them landed in the poor house.
Banks and other private lenders are about to lose a $70 billion-a-year student loan business, part of a massive overhaul of college assistance programs that has received an unexpected boost from President Barack Obama's health care success.
There's been a lot of blame cast on the Boomer generation for staying in their jobs too long given this economy. But a new study shows an apology may be in order: There may actually be labor shortages by 2018.
What should investors be buying for the week ahead? Charles Bobrinskoy, vice chairman and director of research at Ariel Investments, and Wayne Kaufman, chief market analyst at John Thomas Financial, shared their best plays.
Couples must learn how to deal with their debt, or they may not last long. How much do you know about the effect of debt on marriages?
Facing potential bankruptcy, the board that governs the once flush-with-cash Kansas City school district is taking the unusual and contentious step of shuttering almost half its schools.
President Barack Obama prodded states Monday to raise their school standards by using his best leverage: money.
Major demographic differences with the rest of the nation could present roadblocks for future social and education programs, while delayed retirement will affect housing and labor market trends.
CNBC.com looked at the 250 largest endowments in the U.S. and highlighted the 15 that suffered the most dramatic losses in market value. Some of the biggest losers may surprise you!