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Banks ignore some community colleges

Jun 2, 2008
Banks are reportedly passing over some community colleges loans, making it difficult for those students to pay. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports why these banks may be shooting themselves in the foot.
Posted In: Education, Investing

Spelling success across the globe

May 29, 2008
A record 288 spellers are participating in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, which kicks off its finals today in Washington. John Dimsdale reports how spelling bees are a successful practice internationally.
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The trouble with NBA's one-and-done

May 23, 2008
The NBA's one-and-done rule forbids drafting picks straight from high school before they do a year of college. Renita Jablonski talks to sports writer Donnell Alexander about problems arising from the rule.
Posted In: Education, Sports

A degree in doing church business

May 23, 2008
Running a church can be like maintaining a small business. To keep clergy prepared, some universities have been offering MBA-like programs in church management. Jill Barshay has more.
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A bit of relief in the student loan market

May 9, 2008
This week, a new piece of legislation was introduced to ease some of the pressure in the student loan market. Tess asks Kim Clark how it will help.
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Steering clear of the bookstore

Apr 25, 2008
The average college textbook bill is pushing $1,000 a year. Jill Barshay tells us how students and professors are dodging high prices.
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A tough lesson in the lending industry

Apr 25, 2008
Student loan rates may reset to new lows in July, but as Stacey Vanek-Smith explains, deciding to consolidate now or after the rate change involves rolling the dice.
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Student loans are getting whacked

Apr 17, 2008
Bank of America and a unit of Citigroup have joined a growing list of lenders cutting back on student loan programs. At the same time, the House passed an emergency bill that would enable lenders to have more cash to keep making loans. John Dimsdale reports.
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Congress takes up student loans

Apr 17, 2008
The House was expected to pass legislation today aimed at stabilizing and expanding the federally guaranteed student loan market. Steve Henn reports.
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It's time to study the value of college

Apr 16, 2008
College education costs continue to soar at the same time studies show college graduates getting paid less. Commentator David Frum says Americans should re-examine the real value of a college degree in today's economy.
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