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Most Students Now Pay for College Themselves

Some 80 percent of college students chip in for their education. There is one thing, however, that mom and dad are still paying for.

How Much Does College Matter? For Small-Business Owners, Not Much (Infographic)

More than 60 percent of small-business owners notice no difference between the performance of employees who have college degrees and those who don't, according to a new survey.

Geekbus Gives Future Entrepreneurs a Lift

The founders of a San Antonio coworking space have created an educational program on wheels intended to spark students' creative and entrepreneurial spirit.

The Technology That Could Save Schools Thousands

By giving new life to old computers, Neverware hopes to save schools, hospitals and businesses the time and hassle of upgrading hardware and software.

10 Best U.S. Cities for Science, Math and Tech Grads

Consumer-advocacy website NerdWallet examines the best metro areas in the U.S. for talented college graduates.

Forget Fair Trade and One-for-One Businesses, Do Good by Fixing the Education System

If young people today are supposed to want to change the world, consider turning your attention to education. Here's how you can make a real and lasting impact.

How Teaching English in Bolivia Sparked One Young Trep's Bankable Business Idea

Sam Slover co-founded the online learning site, LearnItLive.com to help fill the education void in many parts of the world. See how that idea has taken off.

Dell and Students Look to Entrepreneurship to Reform the Education System

Dell is joining forces with a student advocacy group for an all-day event to discuss entrepreneurship in the educational system.

Why Everyone Wants a Piece of Ed Tech

Startups with an educational focus are moving to the head of the class with investors.

Online Training Platform Gives Job Seekers a Boost

LearnUp.me turns job seekers into qualified candidates by helping them bone up on in-demand skills.

Business-Boosting Gifts to Give Yourself for the Holidays

While giving yourself a watch or a new pair of jeans can make you look and feel good, a motivational book or even some nonfiction might give you some much-needed time to unwind.

How InstaEDU Is Tapping the Online Education Market

With $1.1 million in seed funding, a new startup is connecting students electronically with tutors from top universities.

Could This Free Online University Be Your Next Start-Up Incubator?

University of the People offers some would-be entrepreneurs an opportunity to bone up on business basics. See how the program could become an even more viable option in the future.

9 Ways to Beef-Up Your Business Skills on the Cheap

If you weren't born with an innate ability to manage a business, you could get an MBA. Or you might try implementing these tips.

Startups Take on the Business of Education

A growing number of companies are trying to solve problems facing the education industry -- and they're coming up against a unique set of challenges.

Is an MBA Still Necessary?

Two outspoken academic leaders offer opposing views on the relevance of a traditional business education.

9 Successful Entrepreneurs Moonlighting as Professors

These successful business leaders are teaching classes on everything from leadership to technology to finance at universities and colleges across America.

10 Free Online Resources for Business Tech

Add new skills and brush up on old ones with these whip smart websites.

How I Raised a Family of Entrepreneurs

An entrepreneur and father to a brood of business owners talks about bringing up kids to be entrepreneurs.

Online Education for Young Entrepreneurs: Worth Your Time?

For busy entrepreneurs, an online degree may be a just-right option. But definitely weigh your options carefully.

Skillshare and Changing the Way We Learn

Learning doesn't have to end at graduation. Here's how Malcolm Ong and Michael Karnjanaprakorn built a business that aims to put learning first.

What a Business Degree Doesn't Teach You about Entrepreneurship

If putting off starting up to start school is the best choice for you, make sure you pack these three lessons into your coursework.

8 Ways to Make a Reverse Mentorship Work for You

In a constantly changing digital workplace, it pays to team up with younger colleagues to glean tips on social media, mobile apps and more.

The Kickoff: Three Startups Born from the NFL

After the Super Bowl and the end of the season, some football stars learn business skills and start their own companies.

Fast-Growing Chegg Aims for High Marks with Students

From homework help to the inside scoop on professors, we examine how this textbook entrepreneur is staying ahead of the curve in the education market.

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