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April 1st, 2012
09:55 AM ET

Is college a good investment?

Glen Fenter and Christine Romans discuss whether a four-year degree is the right choice for everyone.


Filed under: Educating America • Your Bottom Line
March 31st, 2012
09:50 AM ET

Simple ways to reduce college costs

Kim Clark and Christine Romans discuss simple strategies that could save you thousands in college costs.

March 24th, 2012
10:00 AM ET

Failing students pose national security risk?

Leigh Anne Tuohy, Joel Stein, Sunny Hostin and Christine Romans discuss the national security risks of the U.S. dropout rate.


Filed under: Educating America • Your Bottom Line
March 17th, 2012
09:40 AM ET

Is college worth the cost?

You can't afford to go, but you can't afford not to go. Ali Velshi, Anthony Carnevale and Christine Romans break down the numbers an explain that what you major in matters too.

March 3rd, 2012
09:35 AM ET

How to measure teacher success

Sam Chaltain, Steve Perry, and Christine Romans discuss the release of New York City's teacher rankings, what they mean, and how the data was collected.


Filed under: Educating America • Your Bottom Line
February 24th, 2012
03:40 PM ET

Affirmative action still needed?

As the Supreme Court reconsiders affirmative action, 3 parents tell Christine Romans how race should be used in college admissions.


Filed under: Educating America • Your Bottom Line
February 13th, 2012
04:06 PM ET

Booker: Pre-Kindergarten critical for development

CNN caught up with Newark's Mayor Cory Booker to discuss the importance of college and Pre-K program. Booker was the keynote speaker for an event hosted by LEDA (Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse Amercia).


Filed under: Educating America • Web Extra
February 11th, 2012
12:26 PM ET

Rethinking K-12 education: Crawl-12?

Studies show that poor children who have not attended preschool enter Kindergarten 18 months behind their peers. Christine Romans and Sam Wang discuss the need for early childhood education.


Filed under: Educating America • Your Bottom Line
February 4th, 2012
10:59 AM ET

Controlling the cost of college

3 college leaders, Nancy Zimpher, King Alexander and Thomas Snyder, tell Christine Romans what needs to be done to ensure that all students are able to attend college.


Filed under: Educating America • Your Bottom Line
January 14th, 2012
03:29 PM ET

Study: Teachers affect student salaries, college, teen pregnancy

Randi Weingarten and Justin Snider discuss a controversial study that uses standardized test data to measure teacher effectiveness. Christine Romans moderates.


Filed under: Educating America • Your Bottom Line
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