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  • New degree program for Manchester teachers Saturday, 27 Sep 2014 | 12:01 PM ET

    MANCHESTER, N.H.— Three University System of New Hampshire schools have developed a more affordable Master of Education program for teachers in Manchester. The new master's degree program in curriculum and instruction is being offered exclusively to Manchester educators and costs less than $10,000.

  • Final Glance: Education companies Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 6:01 PM ET

    Apollo Group rose$. 39 or 1.5 percent, to $25.39. Career Education Corp. rose$. 04 or. 8 percent, to $5.09. Strayer Education Inc. rose$. 09 or. 2 percent, to $59.23.

  • Midday Glance: Education companies Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    Apollo Group rose$. 19 or. 7 percent, to $25.19. Career Education Corp. rose$. 07 or 1.4 percent, to $5.12. Strayer Education Inc. fell$. 35 or. 6 percent, to $58.79.

  • Early Glance: Education companies Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 11:12 AM ET

    Apollo Group rose$. 22 or. 9 percent, to $25.22. Career Education Corp. rose$. 03 or. 6 percent, to $5.08. Strayer Education Inc. rose$. 42 or. 7 percent, to $59.56.

  • Final Glance: Education companies Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 6:01 PM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 24 or. 9 percent, to $25.01. Career Education Corp. fell$. 08 or 1.6 percent, to $5.05. Strayer Education Inc. fell$. 39 or. 7 percent, to $59.14.

  • Midday Glance: Education companies Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 1:24 PM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 19 or. 8 percent, to $25.05. Career Education Corp. fell$. 05 or 1.0 percent, to $5.08. Strayer Education Inc. fell$. 14 or. 2 percent, to $59.40.

  • Early Glance: Education companies Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 21 or. 8 percent, to $25.03. Career Education Corp. fell$. 15 or 2.9 percent, to $4.98. Strayer Education Inc. fell$. 65 or 1.1 percent, to $58.88.

  • Harvard selects insider to manage $34.6B endowment Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 11:36 AM ET

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass.— Harvard University is turning to an insider to manage its largest-in-the nation endowment. The university has announced that Stephen Blyth will take over as president and chief executive officer of Harvard Management Co., which oversees the $34.6 billion endowment. Blyth takes over from Jane Mendillo on Jan. 1.

  • BOSTON, Sept 24- Harvard University on Wednesday named an insider, Stephen Blyth, to run its $36.4 billion endowment, the world's largest. The financial services industry veteran holds a statistics PhD from Harvard, and has taught the subject there.

  • Final Glance: Education companies Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 12 or. 5 percent, to $25.24. Career Education Corp. rose$. 14 or 2.8 percent, to $5.13. Strayer Education Inc. rose$. 09 or. 2 percent, to $59.53.

  • Harvard names Stephen Blyth to oversee $36 bln endowment Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 4:55 PM ET

    BOSTON, Sept 24- Harvard University said on Wednesday that Stephen Blyth will become president and chief executive of the unit that runs its $36 billion endowment.

  • Schauer, Snyder spar over student debt, Granholm Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 3:08 PM ET

    EAST LANSING, Mich.— Democrat Mark Schauer on Wednesday criticized Republican Gov. Rick Snyder for a 15 percent cut in funding for public universities in 2011, saying it's a factor in students' rising debt. Jennifer Granholm's time in office was not "as bad as we think."

  • Midday Glance: Education companies Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 1:21 PM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 29 or 1.1 percent, to $25.07. Career Education Corp. rose$. 13 or 2.6 percent, to $5.12. Strayer Education Inc. fell$. 27 or. 5 percent, to $59.17.

  • Declining default rate for repaying student loans Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 11:57 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Education Department on Wednesday reported a drop in the percentage of people who are defaulting on repaying student loans in the first years after they are due. More than 4.7 million borrowers began paying back in the 2011 budget year, and about 650,000 have defaulted, which is about 13.7 percent.

  • Early Glance: Education companies Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 10:33 AM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 25 or 1.0 percent, to $25.11. Career Education Corp. rose$. 06 or 1.2 percent, to $5.05. Strayer Education Inc. fell$. 14 or. 2 percent, to $59.30.

  • Harvard's endowment grows to $36.4 billion Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 9:56 AM ET

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass.— Harvard University's largest-in-the-nation endowment grew to $36.4 billion in the fiscal year that ended in June on a 15.4 percent return, the university agency that's oversees the endowment announced.

  • GE to give Penn State $10M for gas drilling center Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 7:46 AM ET

    PITTSBURGH— Penn State University said Wednesday that General Electric Co. will give the school up to $10 million to create a new center for natural gas industry research.

  • Final Glance: Education companies Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 6:03 PM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 34 or 1.3 percent, to $25.36. Career Education Corp. fell$. 07 or 1.4 percent, to $4.99. Strayer Education Inc. fell$. 38 or. 6 percent, to $59.44.

  • Midday Glance: Education companies Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 1:20 PM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 20 or. 8 percent, to $25.50. Career Education Corp. fell$. 06 or 1.2 percent, to $5.00. Strayer Education Inc. fell$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $59.71.

  • UCF moving ahead with plans for downtown campus Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 10:57 AM ET

    ORLANDO, Fla.— The University of Central Florida is moving ahead with plans for a multimillion dollar expanded campus in downtown Orlando that the UCF president called "a game changer" for the school and the community. University President John Hitt announced the joint initiative with Valencia College during a Tuesday breakfast with community leaders.