Apollo Group fell$. 97 or 3.7 percent, to $25.13. Career Education Corp. fell$. 11 or 2.4 percent, to $4.51. Strayer Education Inc. fell$. 40 or 1.1 percent, to $35.33.» Read More
Look for the Obama administration to drop $150 billion on a “new vision for 21st century education." In that spirit Guy Adami wants to teach you -- about a trade!
Even porcupines could get pink slips in the slumping economy as states consider cutting or eliminating funding that supports zoos, aquariums and botanical gardens.
Recessions aren't known for producing triple-digit returns, but this group has done it before.
Frisbee throwing and keg parties might never be the same, but more and more people are seeking higher education online. This is how you trade it.
To make 2009 the year we borrow for school the right way, we need to know the difference between good and bad student loan debt.
As we end a rather nasty 2008 and head into a new year that doesn't hold much optimism, Jared Levy, senior market specialist at Financial Markets Education sees investment potential in education, infrastructure and energy.
Beginning today, I will be joining up with the experts from our Money Desk to field your questions online.
Maybe it's time to worry about the cost of higher education. The number of students taking the Graduate Record Examination or GRE, the test that's required for most grad school programs, will decline in 2008 according to Inside Higher Ed. Apparently this is the first time that's ever happened during an economic downturn.
Here's a thought, why don't we worry about college becoming unaffordable for most Americans when per capita enrollment actually starts to fall? Because until then, all of this is just fear-mongering.
You've probably read about the huge hits taken by university endowments recently, after years of outperformance. Harvard's endowment has fallen 22% since June 30th, when it was worth $36.9 billion, and is probably in for even more losses according to The Crimson.
Margaret Spellings stuck around after the show to take your questions. Find out what she had to tell regular Americans looking for loans.
Education Secretary Margaret Spellings explains the government's new student loan plan.
Here's the latest "rant" from Senior Producer Rich Fisherman, who brings you "The Call" every morning:
As the economic environment continues to soften, many young professionals are contemplating returning to graduate school so they can "take shelter" during the downturn and be set to reenter the workforce as the job market turns around a couple of years from now. Where they choose to go to school, may have a huge impact on their strategy.
Carmen's rules for getting the most out of your college investment. *CNBC.com Exclusive*
Putting aside the question of the educational value of community service, there's simply nothing voluntary about forcing middle and high school students to do 50 hours of community service a year.
Many private student loans offer prizes, gifts and perks for applying – but some of the loan companies get a failing grade.
Is it time to pull out of a 529 that has lost half its value?
How to prepare for paying for college, no matter how old your kids are.
In Thursday's Web Extra, Carmen continues with some advice on the recurring theme of the week: protecting your retirement nest egg.