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Starbucks Signs Up 1,800 for College Education Plan

In what is a modest start to the Starbuck Corp.'s (NASDAQ: SBUX) program to pay college tuition for its "partners," 1,800 have signed up for the coffee company's joint venture ...
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New College Grads Have Median Salary of $45,478

New college graduates have a median starting salary of $45,478, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers. The data show the value of a college education. The median ...
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US Teachers State Pensions Near $500 Billion in Unfunded Liabilities

If you think you have retirement worries, even teachers who are on a state-run pension may be in the same boat, or even worse down the road. A new report card ...
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Over 60% of Public School Students in South Are Poor

Across the nation, 51% of public school children are low income students. In some parts of the South, that number exceeds 60%. The figures, based on location, appear like other ...
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States With the Best (and Worst) Schools

The United States has lost ground among developed nations in promoting quality education for its students. To counter this troubling trend, the Council of Chief State School Officers and the ...
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Chromebooks Outsold iPads in Classrooms During Q3

For the first time since being introduced about two years ago, Chromebooks from Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) and other manufacturers outsold iPads from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) in U.S. classrooms ...
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The Most Educated Cities

The pursuit of higher education is more common in America today than in previous generations. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, roughly 41% of Americans aged 18 to ...
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Credit Suisse Back to School Upgrades — in Student Loan Players!

Credit Suisse is adding student lenders to its back to school shopping list. Currently it is reiterating Outperform ratings and price targets for Navient Corp. (NASDAQ: NAVI), Nelnet Inc. (NYSE: ...
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America’s Most (and Least) Educated States

The proportion of Americans with a college degree has increased steadily each year for more than a decade. According to the latest U.S. Census data, 29.6% of Americans at least ...
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The Top 25 Universities to Work For

Rankings of colleges and universities have become an important resource for prospective students and their parents, offering a convenient way to make some basic comparisons of post-secondary institutions. The rankings ...
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MIT Is Top University in the World

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), known for graduating some of the world's greatest minds in physics, biology and economics, has been rated as the top university in the world. ...
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The Most Educated Countries in the World

More people access higher education today than ever before. One in three adults in developed countries held a college degree in 2012, a substantial increase from 2000 when just over one in five had ...
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Student Debt Woes in America Have Surpassed Startling Levels

The recent Report on the Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households from the Federal Reserve Board showed some startling facts about America. The worst was that one-third of American households were still ...
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ITT Educational Services Goes From Bad to Worse

ITT Educational Services Inc. (NYSE: ESI) was absolutely clobbered on Monday. Things are bad enough that this is no longer just a 52-week low concern. Things have been bad for ...
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4 For-Profit Education Stocks That Could Be in Trouble

The once very hot education stocks segment has turned into a disaster over the past couple of years, and things do not appear to be getting any better for some ...
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