from The Great Debate:

How to avoid creating a new generation of ignorance and hate

By Erna Solberg
July 31, 2015

Children displaced as a result of Boko Haram attacks in the northeast region of Nigeria, attend class at Maikohi secondary school inside a IDP camp in Yola

Children displaced as a result of Boko Haram attacks in the northeast region of Nigeria, in class at Maikohi secondary school inside a camp for internally displaced persons in Yola, Adamawa State January 13, 2015. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

from Global Investing:

The Best Emerging Market Investment?

May 27, 2015

I have to admit, I was a little surprised. The invitation to a book signing came from an emerging markets investment firm by one of their investment professionals and on the face of it didn't really excite me. But I do have a lot of respect for the individuals at the firm and there was a quality to the invitation, one that didn't say hard sell, that compelled me to go and see.

from Breakingviews:

M&A world could teach niche U.S. colleges

March 16, 2015

By Kate Duguid

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.

from Breakingviews:

U.S. student loans could need $500 bln bailout

February 27, 2015

By Daniel Indiviglio

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from The Great Debate:

The most expensive political contest in California is for an office nobody’s heard of

By Sherry Bebitch Jeffe and Douglas Jeffe
November 3, 2014

A woman inserts her ballot into an intake machine at a polling station during the U.S. presidential election in Los Angeles

On Tuesday, California may not have a suspenseful governor’s race, but the contest for an obscure state education post has attracted an astonishing amount of outside money and turned into a high-stakes test run for the 2016 presidential campaign.

from Edward Hadas:

The core of what economics should be

By Edward Hadas
September 25, 2014

Something may finally be changing in the study of economics. A new textbook, half of which has now been published online, is a small step in the right direction.

from The Great Debate UK:

Europe needs smarter education and research investment

By Guest Contributor
July 8, 2014

Anka Mulder--Anka Mulder is Vice-President for Education and Operations at Delft University of Technology.  She was formerly Global President of the OpenCourseWare consortium.—

from MuniLand:

Starbucks tuition reimbursement expected to boost revenue for ASU

By Cate Long
June 20, 2014

Moody's Financial Ratio Analysis

Starbucks recently announced that it will make it possible for thousands of its part- and full-time U.S. employees to complete a college degree online at Arizona State University. Starbucks says that this is a unique collaboration that allows employees to finish their bachelor’s degrees with full tuition reimbursement. ASU has a successful online education program.

from Breakingviews:

Harvard could get smarter about its endowment

June 12, 2014

By Richard Beales

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Obama student loan fix spares rod, spoils borrower

June 11, 2014

By Daniel Indiviglio

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.