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Top ten list on financial literacy

Oct 7, 2011
Financial literacy matters more than before. Yet it's a safe bet that most young people don't learn much about personal finance at school-...
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College on the cheap

Oct 5, 2011
Texas launches a challenge to create a $10,000 college degree.
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Occupy Wall Street protesters irked by rising student debt in U.S.

Oct 3, 2011
Occupy Wall Street protestors have a list of complaints, including student loan debt. Why?
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Learning money management is just a game

Sep 30, 2011
A game that was used to teach Czech citizens how to manage their own finances after decades of communism may also teach U.S. high school students how to be money smart.
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Seton Hall University announces tuition cut

Sep 29, 2011
The New Jersey college will cut tuition by two-thirds for certain students who qualify with good grades.
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Google will tell you who's gay

Sep 29, 2011
Or at least try to. It seems that a lot of people ask Google about whether certain celebrities are gay. "Is John Travolta gay?", "Is Tom Cruise gay...
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For education reform, don't blame the teachers

Sep 26, 2011
Education historian and N.Y.U. professor Diane Ravitch explains why she thinks the Obama administration's take on No Child Left Behind and education reform isn't the right path for success.
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New MacArthur fellow hopes to bridge U.S. racial-achievement gap

Sep 20, 2011
Harvard economics Professor Roland Fryer is one of 22 recipients of a MacArthur Fellowship. He discusses what he researches and how he plans to use the $500,000 he received.
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Young Harvard professor wins $500,000 grant

Sep 20, 2011
34-year-old Roland Fryer was awarded a MacArthur 'genius grant' for studying income and socioeconomic inequalities.
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Carnegie Mellon plans Rwanda campus

Sep 16, 2011
The American university opens in Central Africa next year
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