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The economic lives of two blue-collar voters

Mar 20, 2012
They differ on politics, but both see college as a way to help their kids do better than they have.
Posted In: 2012 election, Illinois, blue-collar workers, Education

Why you should learn how to code

Mar 9, 2012
Commentator Farhad Manjoo says coding will help you keep your job or help you make a case for a raise.
Posted In: computers, coding, Education

For-profit schools add to record student-loan debt

Mar 7, 2012
University budget cuts are driving more students to for-profit colleges, but the debt load there is often higher and future prospects slimmer.
Posted In: Education, student loan debt, for-profit colleges

College is key to success

Mar 7, 2012
But commentator Robert Reich says access to college is being squeezed at a time the country needs it the most.
Posted In: Education, college tuition

The value of learning a foreign language

Mar 6, 2012
New data shows that Europeans are rushing to learn German as the country remains the strongest in the European Union. Do language trends always follow the money?
Posted In: Education, German, foreign language

Student loan debt soars to record level

Mar 6, 2012
The amount U.S. graduates owe on education loans could become a bigger drag on the economy than the nation's total credit card debt.
Posted In: Education, loan student debt

Emory students look to the uncertain future

Mar 5, 2012
Soon-to-be graduates from Emory University in Atlanta discuss the four years they spent studying alongside a lousy economy, what they've learned since the financial crisis, and plans after graduation.
Posted In: Atlanta, Georgia, Education, youth

College grads reach new high

Feb 24, 2012
For the first time, more than 30 percent of American's have at least a bachelor's, according to the Census Bureau. But there is a growing racial gap between the haves and have nots.
Posted In: college, college grads, Education

Guess what! You just got into MIT! Free ride! Kind of!

Feb 15, 2012
OK, there's a catch: It's only one class and it's online.
Posted In: MIT, Education, online education, YouTube

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