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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

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

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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