education

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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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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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