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Mid-day Extra: Laws schools sued over job placement numbers

Feb 2, 2012
A number of law schools across the country are being sued by former students who claim they inflated the numbers on post-graduate job placement.
Posted In: Law, Education, legal, Admissions

'Education is the most important thing'

Jan 27, 2012
Credit union officer Niki Wong discusses how many Asian American households handle their personal finances.
Posted In: Asian-american, family, Money, finance, gold, Banks, kids, Education

Obama's big plan to make college affordable

Jan 27, 2012
In a speech at the University of Michigan, President Obama calls for rewarding colleges that do best at keeping tuition under control and graduating students. Those who do not perform well could see funding cut.
Posted In: college tuition, college, Education, work-study

Ben Bernanke to give lectures on Federal Reserve

Jan 26, 2012
The chairman of the Federal Reserve will be leading an undergraduate course on the Fed and its role in the economy. How are students reacting?
Posted In: Ben Bernanke, Federal Reserve, universities, Education

Measuring what college students actually learn

Jan 24, 2012
A new initiative calls on colleges and universities to ask and answer the question, “Are students learning?” at their institutions. It’s a question that employers ask about college graduates all the time.
Posted In: college, college grads, Education

What grade do e-textbooks get? Incomplete

Jan 19, 2012
Apple prepares to step into murky waters.
Posted In: textbooks, apple, iPad, Education

Some college, but no degree

Jan 19, 2012
Millions of students start school but never cross the finish line. A growing number of colleges and organizations are finding ways to bring them back.
Posted In: Education, college

Getting Personal: Timeshare terrors

Jan 19, 2012
Tess and personal finance expert Liz Weston of MSN talk to listeners about their personal finance questions.
Posted In: timeshares, adoption, credit, Education

Mid-day Extra: Will students miss Wikipedia today?

Jan 18, 2012
The Wikipedia website blackout, in protest to the proposed Stop Online Piracy Act, might hurt some more than others.
Posted In: Wikipedia, library, Education

Out of work, but not out of options

Dec 30, 2011
Commentator Cecilia Marquez describes the experience of taking a risk to get a paycheck.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment, Education

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