If the word "college" evokes leafy walkways and eager 18-year-olds, think again. Today's students are older, part time and, often, not graduating.» Read More
Grover Norquist, Founder, Americans for Tax Reform, comments on Obama's plan to tax 529 plans, and says it's still written in the budget.
CNBC's John Harwood explains the Administration's idea for taxing 529 plans and discusses why tax reform is going to be so difficult.
Lanhee Chen, Hoover Institution, and Michael Feldman, Glover Park Group, provide their thoughts on what we can expect to hear from President Obama when he addresses the nation Tuesday night.
Six-figure loan debt is becoming a way of life for many recent graduates, and even some old ones. Here's how to keep it from swallowing you whole.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson predicts the family income will not keep up with education costs, and government programs will fall short.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson takes a look at trends in the rising costs of education.
A new study from "buy side" network SumZero shows which universities send more students to elite hedge funds.
Billions are being spend on private sports coaches for kids as young as 6 years-old. The goal is to grab a spot on a collegiate team.
The NCAA tells high school athletes the chances of getting a scholarship in many sports are around 2 percent. NBC Sports Dave Briggs, and CNBC.com's Kelley Holland, weigh in.
A complete stranger might help get your student loans under control, through new crowdfunding initiatives and student loan start-ups.
This is the first game specifically made for the next generation systems, says Eric Handler, MKM Partners, discusses the outlook on Activision.
The latest national figures from the Institute for College Access and Success reveal more than two thirds of graduates have at least some debt. CNBC's Scott Cohn reports data is showing the rate of increase in student debt and in tuition is slowing considerably.
The debate against Common Core is moving into the state legislatures, even as more parents plan to opt out of spring tests.
If you are mulling business school but worried about tuition, relax. The top 25 business schools award nearly $235 million yearly in grants.
CNBC's Dominic Chu reports on companies helping to put veterans into their workforce.
To help alleviate the cost of higher education, some colleges are exploring the use of open-source materials as an option to textbooks.
In some states the student loan debt has topped $30,000, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn with a snapshot of college debt.
For the first time, the average student loan debt has topped $30,000 per graduate in several states. But there are also signs of the crisis easing.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports why many parents are hiring college planners to help with the child's application process.
CNBC's Dominic Chu reports Stephen Blyth will become the head of Harvard's endowment effective January 1st.
China's education minister has vowed that "western values" will never be allowed into the country's classrooms.
Investments by academic institutions did well in 2014, boosting long-term performance records hit during the financial crisis.
President Obama has dropped his controversial proposal to tax 529 plans, but as CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports, the ability to withdraw tax-fee funds for higher education isn't the only reason these plans are an attractive vehicle for millions of families to save for college.