Education - Most Commented



Student loans as an incentive to move to Niagara Falls

Jul 3, 2012
Niagara Falls offers to help new residents with their student loans, the latest incentive cities have offered in efforts to revitalize themselves.
Posted In: student loan, Niagara Falls

New rules on for-profit colleges overturned

Jul 2, 2012
Judge says requirement that graduates must be able to repay student loans is arbitrary
Posted In: for-profit colleges

For-profit colleges face new rules

Jul 2, 2012
Under new rules, they must prove their former students can earn enough to cover their students loans.
Posted In: for-profit colleges

University of Virginia reinstates Teresa Sullivan

Jun 26, 2012
After an outcry on campus and elsewhere, the UVA president was given back her job.
Posted In: University of Virginia, Teresa Sullivan

University of Virginia takes a vote on ousted president

Jun 25, 2012
Sacked president Theresa Sullivan could be reinstated when the university's board meets.
Posted In: University of Virginia, college, Teresa Sullivan

Job prospects getting worse for law school graduates

Jun 25, 2012
The Wall Street Journal reports that newly minted lawyers have only about a 50 percent chance of being employed as lawyers nine months out from graduation.
Posted In: law school, lawyers

The summer learning slide

Jun 21, 2012
Students often lose academic ground in summer, and state budget cuts are making things worse.
Posted In: Education, summer school

Rebranding summer school

Jun 20, 2012
No more summer of forgetting: To keep kids from losing what they've learned during the year, cities and school districts are rethinking summer school.
Posted In: summer school, summer, Education

University of California system in the hands of voters

Jun 18, 2012
California Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing to raise taxes in November, with part of the revenue going to pay for public education in the state, including for the University of California system. U.C. President Mark Yudof responds.
Posted In: University of California

The art and science of the college waitlist

Jun 13, 2012
As "yield" gets tougher to predict, schools keep their options open.
Posted In: college


About this collection

Marketplace and Education Correspondent Amy Scott look at the business and economics of education, on topics including  student loans, public education financing, and the cost of a college degree. Marketplace's Education coverage is supported, in part, by the Kresge Foundation.


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