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Dealing with college loan cutbacks

Jan 11, 2008
Sallie Mae, the nation's largest student lender, is getting more selective about handing out loans. Tess talks to's Mark Kantrowitz about the best ways for students to borrow for their education.
Posted In: Education

Is that a college-tuition price war?

Jan 10, 2008
Several universities recently announced big increases in financial aid. Commentator Kim Clark says it looks like things may be starting to turn in students' favor.
Posted In: Education

Saying 'Aloha' to the Sugar Bowl

Dec 31, 2007
The football team at the University of Hawaii is playing its biggest game ever, and winning could offer big rewards to the school. Andrea Gardner reports the pay-offs go beyond the cash.
Posted In: Education, Sports

Birth-control price tough to swallow

Dec 12, 2007
College women have been able to get discounted birth-control pills at school clinics for 17 years. But new government cutbacks have now pushed up the price from around $10 to close to $50. Caitlan Carroll reports.
Posted In: Education, Health

College donors want wiser decisions

Dec 7, 2007
The case of the Robertsons versus Princeton University is just one example of the growing problem of discontented donors in higher education. Amy Scott reports how one group is trying to help.
Posted In: Crime, Education

More student money, more problems

Dec 3, 2007
Some private universities are heeding a congressional call for schools to take money out of their endowments to help students afford college. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports on the potential problems this move could create.
Posted In: Education

How the kids became so well-mannered

Nov 23, 2007
If your family is awed by your children's superior politeness and manner this holiday season, perhaps you're already familiar with a Beverly Hills school of etiquette. If not, Lenora Chu has more.
Posted In: Education

What really happened at that first dinner?

Nov 22, 2007
For Americans who want to know the real story behind what started Thanksgiving, Plimoth Plantation in Plymouth, Mass. recreates a Pilgrim village. And Steve Tripoli reports that business is making history.
Posted In: Education, Travel

What about the teachers?

Nov 19, 2007
Strikes have forced TV sitcoms and late-night talk shows to air reruns and Broadway shows to go dark. But commentator and striking writer Sandra Tsing Loh says consider the teachers.
Posted In: Education, Jobs

Between professors and pizza delivery

Nov 13, 2007
A class of middle-skill jobs has been ignored by the education system, according to a new report. Alisa Roth reports on work that requires more than a high-school diploma, but less than a four-year degree.
Posted In: Education, Jobs