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 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 School lunch programs with stricter nutrition standards may be helping to reduce obesity in children, especially those who receive free or reduced lunches.
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 5, 2013 EdX is launching a new free online service that grades papers and provides instant feedback on student essays.
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.
Apr 2, 2013 Key figures in the Atlanta school cheating scandal admit to the practice, but did we learn anything about incentives?
Apr 1, 2013 April 1 is the deadline for most colleges and universities to let applicants know whether they've been accepted -- or not. Already, families have spent thousands on the process.