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Why your kid should work in college

Should your kid work while in college? That's the question CNN posed recently in an article examining how students can bridge the tuition gap in...

Is an undergraduate degree overrated?

Just because those with higher education have lower death rates doesn't mean that bachelor's degrees are all they are cracked up to be either. In an...

Kids earn if they learn in New York

A privately funded program in a public school in Manhattan offers kids up to $50 for doing well on standardized tests. Schools across the country are...

Paying kids for going to school?

A piece in the USA Today looks at an emerging, and I would say disturbing new trend: Kids being paid to go to school, get good grades, or attend...

Preschool insanity

I feel compelled to followup on my rant earlier this week ("Kitty Couture: Money Down the Drain") by a reader reminding me that a preschool...