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Moms' Best Back-to-School Savings Tips

As the new school year approaches, families head to the shops for new supplies. But the back-to-school shopping season can be hard on the wallet. Follow these money-saving tips from moms across the country and you'll have plenty of cash left for apples for the teacher.

Summer Spendin': Who Wins When School's Out?

Summer vacation has hardly begun, and the chorus of "buy me, buy me" is already at full volume in homes across the country. And parents can only say no to so many of those requests. So which companies are gong to benefit from the school break? DailyFinance has a few ideas.

Private School Tuition Hits $40,000 Per Year

The big problem in public schools is a lack of funds, and the nation's elite private schools apparently have the same issue. But those schools can just raise tuition, which they've done to the tune of 79% in the past 10 years. Now, New York's Riverdale Country School is the first to cross the $40,000 line.

The Rising Cost of Public School Fees

School SuppliesAs public school students head home for the summer, it's time for their parents to start worrying about how they're going to pay for next year.

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The Impact of Better Teachers: $100 Trillion More in U.S. GDP

A new study says top-performing teachers turn out students who learn more than the students who had the worst teachers. And that extra learning has a huge impact on earnings -- and the nation's economy. Still, some educational experts say the study raises more questions than it answers.

Glenn Beck's Summer School for Conservatives

Right-wing radio and television host Glenn Beck, who has ranted against public education, is ready to dole out his own brand of private education. Beck University, which will offer online classes in faith, hope and charity starting today, also offers plenty of fodder for skepticism.