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Apr 22, 2013
Billionaire Stephen Schwarzman is spearheading a $300 million scholarship fund for top students from the U.S., Europe, and Latin America to spend a year in China. With philanthropy, comes influence.
Apr 19, 2013
For Trevor Morrison, about to become dean of top-tier NYU Law, it's worth the price of admission. (That's $51,500 a year, by the way).
Apr 18, 2013
Students at Southern New Hampshire University can now receive federal financial aid for a "self-paced online program" with no traditional courses or professors. It’s all about mastering competencies. Will it work?
Apr 15, 2013
EdX, a Harvard-MIT project, will offer essay grading software to colleges free of charge. You might imagine that teachers and professors would embrace the labor saving. But, not all do.
Apr 12, 2013
Many soon-to-be high school graduates are settling on their choice of where to attend college. How does a family decide whether to pay for a student's dream school or a more economical alternative?
Apr 10, 2013
In July, interest rates on some federal student loans are set to jump from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent -- and students are scrambling to stop the change.
Apr 8, 2013
High-priced private colleges are offering students tuition breaks even when they don't need them.
Apr 8, 2013
Given the dismal outlook of State budgets across the country, public universities will have to find a way to compete for talent with fewer resources than their private counterparts.
Apr 4, 2013
Most of the $100 million donation has been spent on brokering a new teachers contract that creates performance-based pay and opening new schools.