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Cornell will build NYC applied science campus

Dec 20, 2011
The Roosevelt Island engineering school could bring billions to New York City.
Posted In: Cornell University, New York City, Education
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More private money entering public schools

Dec 20, 2011
Taxpayers spend about $600 billion a year on K through 12 education. Philanthropists only spend around four billion. But they get a lot for their money.
Posted In: philanthropy, Education, public school, charter, reform
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LearnZillion does a number on classrooms

Dec 20, 2011
The online video service offers teachers hundreds of instructional math videos, for free. But what about the human touch?
Posted In: Education
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Federal student loan funding could be cut

Dec 15, 2011
The countdown begins in Washington to come up with a budget before midnight tomorrow, and one place cuts could come from are federal student loan programs.
Posted In: student loan debt, student loans, Pell grant
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California schools get hit again

Dec 14, 2011
The state will take another $200 million from public universities in the state. What's left to cut?
Posted In: college tuition, universities, Education
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Billionaires go back to school

Dec 8, 2011
Philanthropists are funneling big money into public education. Are they too powerful?
Posted In: philanthropy, Education, public school, charter, reform
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Running education more like a business

Dec 8, 2011
Philanthropist Eli Broad discusses the problems with education and his ideas on how to fix it.
Posted In: eli broad, Education
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How the cost of college could be lowered

Dec 5, 2011
President Obama meets at the White House today with a small group of university and college presidents on how to reduce the cost of higher education. But the answers might have to come from the schools themselves.
Posted In: student loan debt, college tuition, President Obama
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Foreign students in U.S. at record high

Nov 14, 2011
700,000 students enrolled at U.S. university and college campuses last year from abroad, contributing $21 billion to the U.S. economy, according to a new report.
Posted In: Education, college, Admissions
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The lure of Chinese students

Nov 10, 2011
They are plentiful, they pay full tuition and American colleges and universities are eager to enroll them -- despite questions about their credentials.
Posted In: Education

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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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