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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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New Jersey Residents Have Fast Internet, but Are They Smarter?

For a long time, it has been assumed that access to the Internet helps people become better educated. Access to broadband is even better because of the speed at which ...
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Ten States With the Most Student Debt

Average student debt levels have skyrocketed in recent years, reaching nearly $30,000 in 2012 from $18,650 in 2004. With debt levels swelling, President Barack Obama has recently addressed the issue, ...
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Starbucks Offers Workers Free College Tuition for Two Years

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) has started to offer a benefit to its employees that is unmatched by any large company. It will allow some of its workers to attended Arizona ...
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Best College Majors Led by Business and Computers

Graduate from college with a major in business or computer science and the odds are strong there will be a job waiting. Graduate with a degree in fine arts or ...
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States Spending the Most (and Least) on Education

For the third consecutive year, total spending on public elementary and secondary education fell nationwide, according to a recent release from the U.S. Census Bureau. Spending per student totaled $10,608, roughly the same as ...
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Nine College Presidents Made Over $1 Million, One Made Under $15,000

One million dollars a year in compensation may not seem like very much anymore. Almost every public company CEO makes that much. So do countless bankers, hedge fund managers and ...
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Most Americans Are Smarter Than the Average American

Regardless of the fact that the U.S. educational system was ranked just 14th in the world in a recent report and an even lower 20th in overall educational attainment, most ...
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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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Countries Where Children Have the Best Opportunities

Is America really the land of opportunity? According to data just released by Gallup, 80% of Americans believe children in the country have the opportunities to learn and grow. While ...
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