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  • AP Top Financial News At 3:33 p.m. EDT Friday, 4 Jul 2014 | 3:33 PM ET

    Solid US job gains pointing to a stronger recovery Markets lackluster on US Independence Day For-profit college to sell most campuses Germany summons US envoy over spy case New York considers releasing oil train details US officials barred from American's trial in China Blue Bird recalls school buses for steering issue California chicken linked to salmonella recalled Unions representing government workers are gaining Coal, gas drilling waste plant closes, leaves mess

  • July 4- Corinthian Colleges Inc said late on Thursday that it had reached a deal with the U.S. Department of Education to sell most of its 107 campuses and wind down others, underscoring some of the struggles facing for-profit colleges across the country. Last month the company said it was receiving $16 million in federal aid from the Department of Education.

  • For-profit college to sell most campuses Friday, 4 Jul 2014 | 12:46 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The troubled for-profit education company Corinthian Colleges Inc. and the Education Department reached an agreement late Thursday that has 85 all of the company's 100- plus campuses going up for sale, and 12 others closing. Corinthian owns Everest College, Heald College and WyoTech schools.

  • Journal expresses 'concern' over Facebook study Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 6:06 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— The scientific journal that published a study by Facebook and two U.S. universities examining people's online mood swings regrets how the social experiment was handled.

  • Final Glance: Education companies Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 5:15 PM ET

    Apollo Group rose $1.20 or 3.9 percent, to $32.02. Career Education Corp. rose$. 08 or 1.6 percent, to $4.95. Strayer Education Inc. rose$. 28 or. 5 percent, to $53.28.

  • Midday Glance: Education companies Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    Apollo Group rose $1.20 or 3.9 percent, to $32.02. Career Education Corp. rose$. 08 or 1.6 percent, to $4.95. Strayer Education Inc. rose$. 28 or. 5 percent, to $53.28.

  • Early Glance: Education companies Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 10:30 AM ET

    Apollo Group rose$. 66 or 2.1 percent, to $31.48. Career Education Corp. rose$. 01 or. 2 percent, to $4.88. Strayer Education Inc. rose$. 51 or 1.0 percent, to $53.51.

  • For-profit college co. doesn't seal deal with feds Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 11:11 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The troubled for-profit education company Corinthian Colleges Inc. and the Education Department failed to meet a deadline to map out the future of the company's more than 100 campuses, but both sides on Wednesday expressed optimism that a consensus would be reached.

  • Early Glance: Education companies Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 10:33 AM ET

    Apollo Group rose$. 05 or. 2 percent, to $31.11. Career Education Corp. fell$. 05 or 1.0 percent, to $4.88. Strayer Education Inc. fell$. 73 or 1.4 percent, to $51.91.

  • Sodexo cafeteria workers to regain health benefits Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 3:52 AM ET

    Food service giant Sodexo unexpectedly reversed course Thursday after bumping thousands of college cafeteria workers from its health plan earlier this year and casting blame on the health care law. Julie Peterson, Sodexo's vice president for benefits, said the company will make changes for next year to restore eligibility for many of those affected.

  • In gubernatorial races, it's the economy, 'stupid' Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 4:48 PM ET
    Scott Walker

    In 36 states electing governors, it's all about the economy. Governors seeking re-election promised to turn things around. Have they?

  • June 23- Corinthian Colleges Inc said it would receive $16 million in federal aid from the U.S. Department of Education that would prevent the for-profit education provider from a cash shortfall.

  • June 23- Corinthian Colleges Inc said it reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of Education that would prevent the for-profit education provider from having a cash shortfall.

  • COLUMN-To get into college, play a game or two Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 8:45 AM ET

    LOS ANGELES, June 23- For the first-time college hopeful in a family, who may have less help navigating the complex application process, would playing some games offer insights, help with school choices and boost their chances of completing a degree? Researchers and game developers at the University of Southern California hope so.

  • June 23- Corinthian Colleges Inc said it reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of Education that would prevent the for-profit education provider from having a cash shortfall.

  • Starbucks won't chip in on employee scholarships Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 1:38 PM ET

    Starbucks unveiled an employee scholarship partnership with Arizona State, but the company won't be contributing as much as it implied.

  • *Department of Education raises financial oversight. June 19- For-profit education provider Corinthian Colleges Inc said Its ability to continue as a going concern was in jeopardy after the U.S. Department of Education extended the waiting period to draw down federal student aid funds.

  • *Gaim Monaco conference to be held next week. *Meeting is biggest hedge fund get-together in Europe. Boston- based Highfields Capital for instance, which manages billions for big universities and exclusive endowments, gently asks journalists not to call it a hedge fund, preferring asset management firm.

  • California court nixes teacher tenure in key ruling Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 7:47 AM ET
    Alex Caputo-Pearl, president elect of United Teachers Los Angeles, takes questions on about the verdict of the Vergara v. California lawsuit in Los Angeles Tuesday, June 10, 2014.

    A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge nixed key teacher tenure rules in Vergara v. California to improve children's education.

  • BOSTON, June 10- Harvard University's endowment chief, Jane Mendillo, who guided the school's $32.7 billion endowment through the financial crisis and following economic recovery, will leave at the end of 2014, the university said on Tuesday.