Notes in the Margins: Davos, poverty and where tuition goes

Exploding the MBA The 1+1 MBA programme at Oxford’s Saïd Business School. The programme combines the in-depth study of a specialist masters degree – education or environmental studies, for example – with the breadth of a one-year MBA. (Financial Times)

Wealth and Poverty in a University Town As poorer. less-educated students enter public university systems, they have less time to absorb what they had not previously been taught, but which their professors will undoubtedly still expect from them. Instead, they will focus on making nine bucks an hour to pay for their ever-rising tuition and expensive campus housing, and remain behind. (The Huffington Post)

Davos Considers Learning’s Next Wave Online college courses draw students and interest, but questions swirl over the economic model that might eventually emerge to finance them. (The New York Times)

Study: Nearly half are overqualified for their jobs People with college degrees still earn more, Census data show (USA Today)

Report Sheds Light on Where College Tuition Goes A study examines how tuition dollars are allocated at public, private, and community colleges. (U.S. News & World Report)