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  • Obama, Biden to announce $600M for job grants Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 6:01 AM ET
    President Barack Obama speaks in the East Room of the White House April 14, 2014 in Washington.

    President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are hitting the road to trumpet $600 million in new competitive grants to spur job creation.

  • Final Glance: Education companies Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 6:01 PM ET

    Apollo Group rose$. 07 or. 3 percent, to $27.19. Career Education Corp. rose$. 15 or 2.3 percent, to $6.77. Strayer Education Inc. rose $1.93 or 4.6 percent, to $44.05.

  • Midday Glance: Education companies Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 2:08 PM ET

    Apollo Group rose$. 30 or 1.1 percent, to $27.42. Career Education Corp. rose$. 14 or 2.2 percent, to $6.77. Strayer Education Inc. rose $1.54 or 3.7 percent, to $43.66.

  • Early Glance: Education companies Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 10:21 AM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 23 or. 8 percent, to $26.89. Career Education Corp. fell$. 08 or 1.2 percent, to $6.54. Strayer Education Inc. rose$. 20 or. 5 percent, to $42.32.

  • Final Glance: Education companies Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 74 or 2.7 percent, to $27.12. Career Education Corp. fell$. 18 or 2.6 percent, to $6.62. Strayer Education Inc. fell$. 22 or. 5 percent, to $42.12.

  • Midday Glance: Education companies Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 1:51 PM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 33 or 1.2 percent, to $27.53. Career Education Corp. fell$. 15 or 2.2 percent, to $6.65. Strayer Education Inc. fell$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $42.28.

  • Early Glance: Education companies Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 10:24 AM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 18 or. 6 percent, to $28.50. Career Education Corp. fell$. 22 or 3.0 percent, to $7.06. Strayer Education Inc. fell$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $43.36.

  • Dartmouth receives anonymous $100M donation Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 6:37 AM ET

    HANOVER, New Hampshire— Dartmouth College has received an anonymous gift of $100 million, the largest single donation in its 244- year history. College officials say half of the amount will support the "Cluster Initiative" proposed by President Philip Hanlon, which includes adding 30 to 40 new faculty positions over the next decade.

  • NEW YORK, April 10- Thanks to increased savings rates and a rising stock market, average balances in U.S. college savings plans jumped 30 percent in 2013 over the prior year, according to the new "How America Saves for College" report from Sallie Mae released Thursday.

  • Final Glance: Education companies Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 6:06 PM ET

    Apollo Group fell $1.03 or 3.5 percent, to $28.68. Career Education Corp. rose$. 23 or 3.3 percent, to $7.28. Strayer Education Inc. fell$. 33 or. 8 percent, to $43.40.

  • Midday Glance: Education companies Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 1:15 PM ET

    Apollo Group fell $1.36 or 4.6 percent, to $28.35. Career Education Corp. fell$. 05 or. 7 percent, to $7.00. Strayer Education Inc. fell$. 59 or 1.3 percent, to $43.14.

  • Construction firms worried about worker shortage Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 3:02 PM ET

    The plan by the Associated General Contractors of America, which represents 30,000 companies, aims to draw more people into building trades by establishing charter schools focused on technical training, starting non-union apprenticeship programs and pushing for immigration reform.

  • Early Glance: Education companies Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 10:43 AM ET

    Apollo Group rose$. 30 or 1.0 percent, to $30.45. Career Education Corp. rose$. 13 or 1.9 percent, to $6.98. Strayer Education Inc. rose$. 55 or 1.3 percent, to $43.74.

  • Final Glance: Education companies Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 6:01 PM ET

    Apollo Group fell $1.71 or 5.4 percent, to $30.15. Career Education Corp. fell$. 39 or 5.3 percent, to $6.85. Strayer Education Inc. fell $1.56 or 3.5 percent, to $43.19.

  • Harvard adopts 'responsible investment' principles Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 3:15 PM ET

    BOSTON, April 7- Harvard University said on Monday it adopted a set of environmental and social investing principles backed by the United Nations for its huge endowment fund, a move that could add pressure on companies in its portfolio to make more disclosures on areas like carbon emissions.

  • Midday Glance: Education companies Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 1:50 PM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 96 or 3.0 percent, to $30.90. Career Education Corp. fell$. 36 or 4.9 percent, to $6.88. Strayer Education Inc. fell $1.09 or 2.4 percent, to $43.66.

  • Air travel: Late flights are up, complaints down Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 4:01 AM ET

    Virgin America topped the ratings, and three regional airlines scored at the bottom. Among the four biggest airlines, Delta ranked best followed by Southwest, American and United, according to researchers from Wichita State University and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Best: Virgin America; worst: American Eagle.

  • As Rutgers transforms, philosophy gets a boost Sunday, 6 Apr 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    But at Rutgers University, the humanities study— already recognized as a strong point for the university— is getting a major boost with donations totaling $3 million to endow a faculty chair in the subject.

  • April 1- Apollo Education Group, the owner of the University of Phoenix, reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue as new enrollments declined 16.5 percent, sending its shares down more than 4 percent in extended trading.

  • CHICAGO, March 31- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Monday took a page from a politician's playbook to defend the U.S. central bank's easy-money policies, citing the struggles of three Americans in a speech and touring a college workshop to shake hands with students and teachers.

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