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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

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

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

School is in session on YouTube

Dec 13, 2011
No, really!
Posted In: YouTube, Education

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

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

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

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

Chinese students, too qualified to be true?

Nov 9, 2011
China has hundreds of agencies that specialize in getting Chinese students into American colleges and universities. But their application materials may be as much fiction as fact. A two-part series.
Posted In: Education, China

The Chinese Student Syndrome

Nov 9, 2011
In this special report, Marketplace explores how U.S. colleges are grappling with the questionable credentials coming from China -- even as they profit from the system.
Posted In: Education, foreign students, study abroad

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