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Video games are now history

Nov 2, 2007
Video-game pioneers are teaming up with the University of Texas to create a new archive that's preserving the origins of their industry. David Martin Davies reports.
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Testing the limits of charity

Oct 26, 2007
The heirs of the A&P supermarket fortune claim a $35 million donation given to Princeton University by their parents in 1961 wasn't used for its intended purpose. Jeremy Hobson reports on the court case that would determine if they can get the money back.
Posted In: Charity, Crime, Education

Financial education from soap operas?

Oct 19, 2007
Would it be easier to learn about personal finance if your teachers were your favorite daytime soap stars? Some U.S. officials want to make it happen. Lisa Napoli talks about it with U.S. Treasurer Anna Escobedo Cabral.
Posted In: Education, Entertainment, Investing

Public schools lose in Court's tie vote

Oct 10, 2007
Supreme Court justices split, 4-4, on whether taxpayers have to pick up the tab for a private school education for a child with disabilities. The tie means a lower-court ruling against New York City schools will stand. John Dimsdale reports.
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Private school not a leg-up for poor

Oct 10, 2007
Inner-city youth advocates have said low-income students do better in private school in order to get vouchers. But a new study out today says that's actually not true. John Dimsdale reports.
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Learning money one panel at a time

Oct 2, 2007
Young people aren't famous for being wise about money. But the Federal Reserve of New York is trying to get them money smart early on with a series of educational comics covering a wide scope of financial topics. Jaime Bedrin has the story.
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Doing the math of college tuition costs

Sep 27, 2007
The federal government will pump another $20 billion into student aid, in part by cutting subsidies to lenders. Commentator Kim Clark says more money for college students is all well and good -- but we ought to check the math on how we factor those costs in the first place.
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Investing like Yale: Don't try at home

Sep 27, 2007
Yale and Harvard have a lot of money to invest, and thanks to some smart decisions and investors they are likely to be well-funded for a very long time. But individuals really don't have the luxury of time these institutions have -- basically, to infinity. Steve Tripoli reports.
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A financial lesson from Yale

Sep 27, 2007
The turbulent economy has nothing on Yale. This past fiscal year, the institution's endowment grew 28 percent. Jeremy Hobson has more.
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Investors out, students in

Sep 27, 2007
Investors want out of the $25 billion deal with Sallie Mae. So the money is going to be redirected -- to the students. Marketplace's Renita Jablonski has details.
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