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  • The federal government will allow one of the nation's largest for-profit college companies to be sold only if the new owners put up $385 million as insurance and agree not to increase enrollment, among other terms. Apollo Education Group, the parent company of the University of Phoenix, agreed in February to be bought by a consortium of investors for $1.1...

  • NEW YORK— Columbia University graduate students, who helped lead a nationwide fight over the labor rights of teaching and research assistants on college campuses, began voting Wednesday on whether to form a union affiliated with the United Auto Workers. The vote, affecting about 3,000 students at the Ivy League university, was scheduled after the National...

  • NEW LONDON, N.H.— Facing a projected operating loss of $2.6 million, New Hampshire's Colby-Sawyer College says it will "restructure" and lay off 18 employees. College President Sue Stuebner says seven faculty members and 11 staffers at the New London college received notice Monday. The Valley News reports Stuebner attributes the current year's operating loss...

  • SANTA FE, N.M.— New Mexico's grinding budget crisis is taking a toll in courtrooms where overburdened attorneys have denied legal counsel to poor defendants, at museums reeling from layoffs and admission hikes, and at state universities and colleges grappling with steep spending cuts. Employers across the state have shed thousands of jobs since October 2015,...

  • People walk through the lobby of the offices of New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc., known as Xin Dong Fang in Chinese, in Beijing, China.

    New Oriental employees had told the news agency that the Beijing-based company had helped write college application essays.

  • MIAMI, Dec 2- A U.S. standards-setting body said it would investigate New Oriental Education& Technology Group Inc in the wake of a Reuters report that detailed allegations of academic fraud at the company. The American International Recruitment Council, which certifies agencies that recruit foreign students on behalf of U.S. colleges, will investigate the...

  • MIAMI, Dec 2- A U.S. standards-setting body said it would investigate New Oriental Education& Technology Group Inc in the wake of a Reuters report that detailed allegations of academic fraud at the company. The American International Recruitment Council, which certifies agencies that recruit foreign students on behalf of U.S. colleges, will investigate the...

  • Cuba currently produces 96 percent of its energy with fossil fuels, around 60 percent of which are imported. That they will continue to pay homage to the old guy but it is time to move forward, "said energy policy and Cuba specialist Jonathan Benjamin-Alvara at the University of Nebraska. He has advised U.S. energy companies interested in Cuba under the opening...

  • Cuba currently produces 96 percent of its energy with fossil fuels, around 60 percent of which are imported. That they will continue to pay homage to the old guy but it is time to move forward, "said energy policy and Cuba specialist Jonathan Benjamin-Alvara at the University of Nebraska. He has advised U.S. energy companies interested in Cuba under the opening...

  • PHILADELPHIA— Temple University officials have announced that the north Philadelphia school's endowment has grown to surpass $500 million for the first time. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports university leaders credit both an increase in donations and better investment strategies as the reason for Temple reaching the milestone.

  • BOSTON— After nearing collapse under the Obama administration, the for-profit college industry is celebrating Donald Trump's election as a chance for a rebound. While Trump has yet to detail his education plan, some in the for-profit sector see the president-elect as an ally who has championed the private sector and promised to roll back many of President...

  • "Ask Brianna" is a Q&A column from NerdWallet for 20- somethings or anyone else starting out. I'm here to help you manage your money, find a job and pay off student loans— all the real-world stuff no one taught us how to do in college. President-elect Donald Trump and the Republicans who now have a majority in both houses of Congress didn't focus much on higher...

  • SAO PAULO, Nov 23- Kroton Educacional SA is considering disposing of Estácio Participações SA's entire distance-learning business to secure Brazilian antitrust approval for the country's largest education industry takeover, according to two people familiar with the plan. Belo Horizonte- based Kroton and Rio de Janeiro- based Estácio declined to...

  • Will for-profit colleges make a comeback under Trump?

    Paul Fain, Inside Higher Ed news editor, weighs in on the future of for-profit colleges under a Trump presidency.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 17- The U.S. Congress could as soon as January start to dismantle President Barack Obama's transformation of student loan rules by blocking freshly minted regulations designed to help students who say they were defrauded by for-profit colleges. The new measures, which lay out loan relief procedures for the students, were issued by the...

  • A beneficiary of consumption-led growth in China?

    The education sector as consumer-led consumption increases, says New Oriental Education & Technology Group's Stephen Yang.

  • A girl recites English letters for other students during class at a kindergarten for children of migrant workers, in Beijing.

    Shanghai has pipped Hong Kong in English-language proficiency for the second time, according to a new report.

  • This $35,000 robotic dog is a game changer

    Cornell University has developed an innovative way to teach veterinary students to care for animals in emergency situations.

  • Afghan children walk to school on the outskirts of Herat on October 10, 2016.

    The independent U.S. watchdog for Afghanistan aid is out with a new report pointing to significant problems in the education sector, NBC News reports.

  • Some of the largest bond requests won approval, including the biggest bond proposal in Tuesday's election: $9 billion of California general obligation debt in the state's so-called Proposition 51. This will finance new construction and modernization for K-12 and charter schools and community colleges, according to semi-official election results on the...