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Free SAT Test Prep Could Spell Doom for Kaplan, Princeton Review

Along with everything else that has been said about the changes to the SAT college admissions test, now the College Board, which owns the test, has said that it will ...
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Harvard Business Schools Starts To Advertise

Harvard Business School tops many ratings of  business schools in the United States and even the world. Its graduates are paid more than the graduates of almost all, if not ...
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America’s Most (and Least) Literate Cities

For the fourth straight year, Washington, D.C. is the most literate city in the United States, according to a recent study on literacy. The study, by Central Connecticut State University ...
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Google Capital’s Third Investment: Renaissance Learning

Google Capital has made its third investment. Renaissance Learning, an education technology start-up, said on Wednesday that Google Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOG) investment fund had acquired a minority stake in the ...
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States Where Children are Struggling the Most to Read

According to a recent report, children’s reading performances have improved in the past decade. While 70% of fourth graders had weak reading skills in 2003, that rate dropped to 66% ...
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Harvard Endowment Reaches $32 Billion

America's colleges and universities have the equivalent of the richest 10%, just as the population does. At the top of that elite group are Harvard, Yale, the University of Texas ...
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States With the Best (and Worst) Schools

For years, American students have consistently ranked poorly compared to most developed nations. And according to a recently released study, the U.S. education system remains mediocre, receiving a C− grade, ...
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College Tuition Price Hikes Lowest In Almost 40 Years

Good news is on the way for students who want to go to college. It appears as though the price hikes in college tuition are finally slowing. By now you ...
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The Death of College

The reputation of college has fallen on hard times. A four-year education can cost $100,000 and leave graduates with burdensome loans. Many college graduates have found that, even with advanced ...
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The Most Educated Countries in the World

Between 2010 and 2011, the percentage of adults with a college degree in the United States remained unchanged at 42%. Since 2000, the proportion of college graduates has grown at ...
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SAT College & Career Readiness Underscores Serious Fear for the Future of America

If you are a student in kindergarten through 12th grade (or if you are a parent of one), you better get your head back into those school books rather than ...
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Seven States Slashing School Spending

Since the recession began, K-12 education spending has declined dramatically in some states. In Alabama and Oklahoma, per-pupil spending fell by more than 20%. While the majority of state school ...
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Seven Highly Educated Jobs Making the Least Money

More than two-thirds of 2011’s college graduates had student debt. Those students, according to the Project on Student Debt, had an average of more than $25,000 in back loans. To ...
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The Seven Best Paying Jobs With Only High School Diploma

Close to a third of the adult U.S. population has a college degree. While it no longer necessarily guarantees a job, as it once did, graduating from college is a ...
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Back-to-School Spending to Drop

Retail spending is often used as a barometer of the general economy. If consumer spending is two-thirds of gross domestic product (GDP), retail spending is one of its primary engines. ...
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