LONDON, Aug 23- After 20 years of losses, gene therapy specialist Oxford BioMedica is at last close to achieving its first profit thanks to the success of Novartis with a pioneering cancer treatment. For Oxford Bio, which listed in London in 1996 after being spun out of research at the University of Oxford, it has been a long haul marked by drug setbacks and funding...
David Levin, McGraw-Hill Education CEO, discusses how artificial intelligence is changing the way students learn as traditional media companies shift into technology.
Raising a baby doesn't come cheap and the costs of child-rearing may be more manageable in certain states.
Sal Khan, Khan Academy founder & CEO, talks about offering children a digital way to help them transition back to the classroom and regain some of the learning loss from summer vacation.
Aug 2- Other benefits like peace and a livable planet notwithstanding, the financial cost of socially responsible investing appears to be high. Funds managed to SRI mandates soared to $8.1 trillion in 2016 from just $1.4 trillion in 2012, according to the Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment. A new study from the University of Rome and the...
Yi Wang, CEO of Liulishuo, says the mobile educational app was modeled to mirror the capabilities of a human teacher with an "AI engine."
The interest rates on both federal and private students loans increase, leaving cash-strapped students in a bind.
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on how a major investment in a state's education system ultimately pays for itself through jobs and growth.
Tennessee now offers all citizens the chance to earn a free postsecondary degree or certificate.
USA Today reports that student loan changes are being discussed in Washington D.C.
Michael Dougherty, Pencils of Promise CEO, discusses his organization's data-driven approach to bring better education to developing countries.
Teaching assistant Kelvin Holt watched as a preschool student fell to the back of a cafeteria line during breakfast in Killeen, Texas, as if trying to hide.
Developing nations may drive many of the upcoming changes to global education
DJ Khaled, music mogul and national spokesperson for "Get Schooled," talks about providing the tools to help motivate students to graduate from high school and college.
INSEAD might have roots in Fontainebleau in France, but the elite graduate business school is also focusing on Asia.
Public schools like Mason Academy in Detroit are struggling to attract and retain educators. This is part of a nationwide shortage of teachers, set to hit 100,000 a year by the year 2025 according to the America Federation of Teachers, exacerbated in rural areas and inner cities.
CNBC's Aditi Roy reports that the sky-high cost of Silicon Valley real estate isn't just affecting the area's tech workers.
Christopher Gray, Scholly co-founder and CEO, discusses how the company's simple search platform is helping students find the funds to achieve their education dreams.
Udacity partners with more than 30 companies, such as Google, AT&T, Facebook and Amazon, to teach the skills these employers look for.
Raise.me, a for-profit startup, explains to CNBC's "On the Money" why its a good thing to pay students for good grades.