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Keeping an eye on student loans from non-banks

Dec 3, 2013
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau wants to expand its supervision of student loans to those servicers that operate outside of the banking system.
Posted In: student loans, CFPB
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Post-9/11 GI Bill and the need for support services

Nov 22, 2013
Despite concerns that veterans attending college on the post-9/11 GI Bill would struggle, a new review says they have succeeded at many schools.
Posted In: VA GI Bill
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Using 'early college' to help vocational training

Nov 19, 2013
The Obama administration launches a $100 million race-to-the-top-style competition meant to overhaul career and technical education.
Posted In: vocational training, technical schools
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Google Books wins lawsuit: Searching is transformative

Nov 15, 2013
Google Books gets the legal go-ahead to continue scanning copyrighted works into its enormous database.
Posted In: Google Scholar, fair use
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The First Lady economy

Nov 12, 2013
Michelle Obama has a new pet project: Getting kids into college. But will her involvement help or hurt the initiative?
Posted In: Michelle Obama, childhood, obesity
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College ratings from the Oval Office

Nov 7, 2013
The Obama administration's tries its hand at a college-ratings plan.
Posted In: colleges, U.S. News, US News & World Report
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Will Coloradans back higher taxes for schools?

Nov 4, 2013
Colorado voters are considering a state measure that would increase state income taxes to fund a significant overhaul of public school financing system.
Posted In: colorado, schools
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MOOC 2.0: Attend Georgia Tech without moving to Atlanta

Oct 31, 2013
Georgia Tech was the first elite university to offer an online degree program and now it’s putting together its first class.
Posted In: MOOC, massive online, Georgia TECH CS
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R.O.T.C. refocuses recruiting on urban areas

Oct 24, 2013
The Army will close R.O.T.C. programs at 13 universities, more than half of which are in the South.
Posted In: Army, higher education, South
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Picky eaters: Making school meals that kids will eat

Oct 23, 2013
More than half of public school children now qualify for free and reduced-price meals. But getting kids to actually eat school meals can be tough.
Posted In: school lunches, education funding, public schools

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About this collection

Marketplace and Education Correspondent Amy Scott look at the business and economics of education, on topics including  student loans, public education financing, and the cost of a college degree. Marketplace's Education coverage is supported, in part, by the Kresge Foundation.

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