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Gates, Zuckerberg and the Myth of the College Dropout

While there are famous college dropouts like Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates, most successful people in the U.S. graduated from college.   Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is a college droupout. (JUSTIN SULLIVAN/GETTY IMAGES) By Jonathan Wai and Heiner Rindermann When Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was asked to give this year’s …

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The Capital of Education Reform

Put politics aside to learn from the successful changes Michelle Rhee brought to Washington, D.C. schools. Ten years ago this week, the Council of the District of Columbia passed the D.C. Public Education Reform Amendment Act, which gave then-Mayor Adrian Fenty control over public education in the nation’s capital. In …

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Calculate the True Cost of an Online Degree

Students might ultimately save money by continuing to work as they pursue their online education. Unlike many full-time traditional degree programs, an online option allows students to boost their careers by instantly applying what they learn to their jobs. (JOSE LUIS PELAEZ INC/GETTY IMAGES) Choosing between online and on-campus education …

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