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Wal-Mart offers degree program to workers

Jun 4, 2010
Employees of the retail giant can work towards an associate or bachelor's degree at American Public University, an online school.
Posted In: Education, Retail

Educators resent process of 'Race to the Top'

Jun 1, 2010
Teachers competing with other states for federal education funds feel they've been thrown under the school bus.
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Getting Personal

May 28, 2010
Host Steve Chiotakis and MSN Money columnist Liz Pulliam Weston take your questions on how to ask a parent to co-sign a student loan, what to do after a co-signed parent declares bankruptcy and why paying off debt too quickly doesn't have any drawbacks, despite urban myths to the contrary.
Posted In: Education, Savings

College costs, quadrupled

May 28, 2010
It's tough enough trying to raise one child and see her through college, but Tab and Debbie Thompson did just that with quadruplets who graduated just graduated from Texas A&M.
Posted In: Education, Savings

College grads weigh costs of education

May 24, 2010
The rising cost of college has some people wondering if it's worth it. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Education

'Top Chef' serves online cooking lessons

May 19, 2010
There are lots of things we can learn from reality TV stars: How to sulk, preen, and milk every last bit from your 15 minutes. The producers of "Top Chef" are hoping you might want to learn something real -- like how to roast a chicken. And maybe even pay for the privilege. Jeff Horwich reports.
Posted In: Education, Food

Workforce is getting older, less educated

May 10, 2010
The Brookings Institution released a study saying country's getting older and less educated. Report authors suggest recruiting skilled, educated immigrants to help the workforce. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Education

Appealing your financial aid package

May 7, 2010
Pam Fowler, director of financial aid at the University of Michigan, talks with Tess Vigeland about why and how to appeal a college financial aid package.
Posted In: Education

More cuts expected for educators, staff

May 4, 2010
State budget cuts are hitting public schools hard. Education Secretary Arne Duncan predicts up to 300,000 teachers and other public school staff could lose their jobs. Amy Scott reports.
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Survey: 275,000 education jobs may be cut

May 4, 2010
A new survey by the American Association of School Administrators says 82 percent of U.S. school districts are expected to cut jobs and more than...
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