LearnZillion does a number on classrooms

Dec 20, 2011
The online video service offers teachers hundreds of instructional math videos, for free. But what about the human touch?

More private money entering public schools

Dec 20, 2011
Taxpayers spend about $600 billion a year on K through 12 education. Philanthropists only spend around four billion. But they get a lot for their money.

Federal student loan funding could be cut

Dec 15, 2011
The countdown begins in Washington to come up with a budget before midnight tomorrow, and one place cuts could come from are federal student loan programs.

California schools get hit again

Dec 14, 2011
The state will take another $200 million from public universities in the state. What's left to cut?

Billionaires go back to school

Dec 8, 2011
Philanthropists are funneling big money into public education. Are they too powerful?

Running education more like a business

Dec 8, 2011
Philanthropist Eli Broad discusses the problems with education and his ideas on how to fix it.

How the cost of college could be lowered

Dec 5, 2011
President Obama meets at the White House today with a small group of university and college presidents on how to reduce the cost of higher education. But the answers might have to come from the schools themselves.

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Foreign students in U.S. at record high

Nov 14, 2011
700,000 students enrolled at U.S. university and college campuses last year from abroad, contributing $21 billion to the U.S. economy, according to a new report.

The lure of Chinese students

Nov 10, 2011
They are plentiful, they pay full tuition and American colleges and universities are eager to enroll them -- despite questions about their credentials.

Changing federal student aid

Oct 25, 2011
Student loan debt is expected to hit $1 trillion this year. The biggest provider of those loans by far is the federal government. Today, a committee in the House is looking into how a big change in the student loan program is working out.