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  • Oct 30- The U.S. Department of Education will introduce new regulations next year in its latest attempt to improve the job prospects of those graduating from for-profit colleges and universities. "They dropped the cohort default so people say it's less bad than it was three months ago," Steve Gunderson, chief executive of the Association of Private Sector...

  • Early Glance: Education companies Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 11:28 AM ET

    Apollo Group rose $1.10 or 4.1 percent, to $28.09. Career Education Corp. rose$. 18 or 3.3 percent, to $5.58. Strayer Education Inc. rose $6.28 or 9.4 percent, to $72.95.

  • For-profit programs face 'gainful employment' rule Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 12:02 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— For-profit colleges with graduates unable to pay back their student loans could soon face scrutiny by the federal government. The Education Department estimates that about 1,400 programs serving 840,000 students won't pass. Ninety-nine percent of these programs are offered by for-profit schools, although affected career training programs...

  • Oct 30- The U.S. Department of Education will introduce stricter regulations next year in its latest attempt to improve the job prospects of those graduating from for-profit colleges and universities. For-profit institutions, including Apollo Education Group Inc, Corinthian Colleges Inc and DeVry Education Group Inc, have been struggling to attract new...

  • Final Glance: Education companies Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $26.99. Career Education Corp. rose$. 01 or. 2 percent, to $5.40. Strayer Education Inc. fell $2.29 or 3.3 percent, to $66.67.

  • Midday Glance: Education companies Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 1:41 PM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 09 or. 3 percent, to $26.94. Career Education Corp. fell$. 04 or. 7 percent, to $5.35. Strayer Education Inc. fell $1.16 or 1.7 percent, to $67.80.

  • Early Glance: Education companies Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 10:53 AM ET

    Apollo Group rose$. 15 or. 6 percent, to $27.18. Career Education Corp. rose$. 11 or 2.0 percent, to $5.50. Strayer Education Inc. rose$. 49 or. 7 percent, to $69.45.

  • Final Glance: Education companies Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 6:14 PM ET

    Apollo Group rose $1.31 or 5.1 percent, to $27.03. Career Education Corp. rose$. 31 or 6.1 percent, to $5.39. Strayer Education Inc. rose $3.99 or 6.1 percent, to $68.96.

  • Midday Glance: Education companies Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 1:25 PM ET

    Apollo Group rose$. 47 or 1.8 percent, to $26.19. Career Education Corp. rose$. 19 or 3.7 percent, to $5.27. Strayer Education Inc. rose $1.78 or 2.7 percent, to $66.75.

  • Michigan OKs $50M for community college equipment Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 12:33 PM ET

    LANSING, Mich.— A state board set aside $50 million on Tuesday to help community colleges buy equipment to train future welders, technicians and others, a move aimed at closing what Gov. Snyder told The Associated Press that community colleges often "have some good programs, but their equipment tends to be somewhat outdated." Michael Hansen, president of the...

  • Early Glance: Education companies Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 10:31 AM ET

    Apollo Group rose$. 05 or. 2 percent, to $25.77. Career Education Corp. rose$. 09 or 1.8 percent, to $5.17. Strayer Education Inc. rose$. 53 or. 8 percent, to $65.50.

  • Final Glance: Education companies Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 6:06 PM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 19 or. 7 percent, to $25.72. Career Education Corp. fell$. 11 or 2.1 percent, to $5.08. Strayer Education Inc. fell$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $64.97.

  • Midday Glance: Education companies Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 20 or. 8 percent, to $25.71. Career Education Corp. fell$. 11 or 2.1 percent, to $5.08. Strayer Education Inc. fell$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $64.95.

  • COLUMN-Excuse-free guide to student loan repayment Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 11:08 AM ET

    LOS ANGELES, Oct 27- The six-month grace period for many student loans is about to expire for new college graduates. If the past is any guide, many people will miss their first payment and some will end up defaulting on their loans- even though there's usually no good reason for that to happen. The typical borrower with student loan debt has four loans, according to a...

  • Early Glance: Education companies Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 10:40 AM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 33 or 1.3 percent, to $25.58. Career Education Corp. fell$. 19 or 3.7 percent, to $5.00. Strayer Education Inc. fell $1.17 or 1.8 percent, to $63.84.

  • How to pick a college? Data crunchers hope to help Saturday, 25 Oct 2014 | 12:37 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— For many high school seniors, fall means deciding where to apply for college and maybe visiting a guidance counselor. The professional networking site LinkedIn has just come out with its "University Finder," which identifies which colleges are popular with which companies. Parchment.com pools student data to predict an individual's college...

  • Final Glance: Education companies Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 6:35 PM ET

    Apollo Group rose$. 24 or. 9 percent, to $25.91. Career Education Corp. fell$. 09 or 1.7 percent, to $5.19. Strayer Education Inc. fell $1.29 or 1.9 percent, to $65.01.

  • Midday Glance: Education companies Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    Apollo Group rose$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $25.70. Career Education Corp. fell$. 09 or 1.7 percent, to $5.19. Strayer Education Inc. fell $1.12 or 1.7 percent, to $65.18.

  • Early Glance: Education companies Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 10:40 AM ET

    Apollo Group rose$. 07 or. 3 percent, to $25.74. Career Education Corp. fell$. 03 or. 6 percent, to $5.25. Strayer Education Inc. fell$. 30 or. 5 percent, to $66.00.

  • Final Glance: Education companies Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 14 or. 5 percent, to $25.67. Career Education Corp. rose$. 10 or 1.9 percent, to $5.28. Strayer Education Inc. rose $1.11 or 1.7 percent, to $66.30.