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First interest rates, then tuition costs?

Jun 26, 2008
In an effort to ease the pressures of higher-education costs, Congress lowered the interest rates on government-backed college loans. More action is on the way. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Education, Investing

Fewer school days mean less driving

Jun 20, 2008
Some school districts are reconsidering their typical five-day roster in order to save a few bucks. Alisa Roth covers one school cutting back an entire day of classes -- which could amount to six-figure savings.
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Student loans meet social networks

Jun 13, 2008
With banks getting out of the student loan business, students are turning to the Internet -- and sometimes total strangers -- to cover the cost of school. Nancy Marshall Genzer has more.
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Banks clamp down on college loans

Jun 2, 2008
With banks running from risk, it's getting more difficult for students at small colleges to borrow money for their education. Nancy Marshall Genzer outlines options for students in the rapidly shrinking student loan market.
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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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