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  • Early Glance: Education companies Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 11:23 AM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 39 or 1.4 percent, to $28.12. Career Education Corp. fell$. 04 or. 7 percent, to $5.42. DeVry Education Group Inc. fell$. 09 or. 2 percent, to $37.19.

  • Youngstown State faculty, trustees approve new contract Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 8:02 AM ET

    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio— Faculty members at a northeast Ohio university have a new contract after months of negotiations. Trustees at Youngstown State University on Tuesday approved the contract that calls for a wage freeze this year, then 1 and 2 percent raises over the next two years. The faculty union approved the agreement last week.

  • Final Glance: Education companies Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 6:02 PM ET

    Apollo Group rose $1.54 or 5.7 percent, to $28.51. Career Education Corp. rose$. 17 or 3.2 percent, to $5.46. DeVry Education Group Inc. rose$. 28 or. 8 percent, to $37.28.

  • Midday Glance: Education companies Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 1:17 PM ET

    Apollo Group rose $1.28 or 4.7 percent, to $28.25. Career Education Corp. rose$. 16 or 3.0 percent, to $5.45. DeVry Education Group Inc. rose$. 28 or. 8 percent, to $37.28.

  • Early Glance: Education companies Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 11:24 AM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $26.95. Career Education Corp. rose$. 07 or 1.3 percent, to $5.36. DeVry Education Group Inc. fell$. 14 or. 4 percent, to $36.86.

  • TOKYO, Feb 24- The lower house of parliament gave approval on Tuesday for an advocate of aggressive monetary easing to join the Bank of Japan's divided policy board, in a move regarded as supportive of Governor Haruhiko Kuroda's push for radical stimulus. Yutaka Harada, a 64- year-old Waseda University professor, will replace Ryuzo Miyao, also an academic, whose...

  • TOKYO, Feb 24- Japan's lower house of parliament approved on Tuesday an advocate of aggressive monetary easing to join the central bank's divided policy board, a move seen supportive of Governor Haruhiko Kuroda's push for radical stimulus. Yutaka Harada, a 64- year-old Waseda University professor, will replace Ryuzo Miyao, also an academic, whose five-year...

  • Final Glance: Education companies Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 6:04 PM ET

    Apollo Group rose$. 22 or. 8 percent, to $26.97. Career Education Corp. rose$. 02 or. 4 percent, to $5.29. DeVry Education Group Inc. rose$. 31 or. 8 percent, to $37.00.

  • Midday Glance: Education companies Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 1:20 PM ET

    Apollo Group rose$. 20 or. 7 percent, to $26.95. Career Education Corp. fell$. 05 or. 9 percent, to $5.23. DeVry Education Group Inc. rose$. 10 or. 3 percent, to $36.79.

  • Early Glance: Education companies Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 10:40 AM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 16 or. 6 percent, to $26.60. Career Education Corp. fell$. 01 or. 2 percent, to $5.26. DeVry Education Group Inc. fell$. 06 or. 2 percent, to $36.63.

  • LOS ANGELES, Feb 23- Families receiving college financial aid offers this spring should beware: what they see this year may not be what they get next year. About half of all colleges front-load their grants, according to financial aid expert Mark Kantrowitz, who analyzed data from the National Center for Education Statistic's Integrated Postsecondary...

  • TOKYO, Feb 23- The Bank of Japan could halve its 2 percent inflation target as the sharp fall in oil prices drags down the country's consumer prices even as it benefits the economy overall, a key economic adviser to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday. Koichi Hamada, a professor emeritus of economics at Yale University and a reflationist member of Abe's brain...

  • UPDATE 1-Philadelphia approves five new charter schools Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 11:14 PM ET

    PHILADELPHIA, Feb 18- Philadelphia's financially distressed school district, one of the country's biggest battlegrounds over the expansion of charter schools, approved five new charters on Wednesday in a contentious meeting marked by protests, shouting and arrests. The vote by the Philadelphia School Reform Commission, formed in 2001 as part of a state...

  • UMass reverses ban on Iranian science students Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 2:20 PM ET
    UMass Amherst students on campus.

    UMass reversed a controversial policy change and continue to accept Iranian nationals into science and engineering programs, NBC News reports.

  • PHILADELPHIA, Feb 18- Philadelphia's financially distressed school district, one of the country's biggest battlegrounds over the expansion of charter schools, will learn on Wednesday whether new charter schools will be approved for the first time in seven years. The American Federation of Teachers has fought against the nation's expansion of mostly...

  • 'Mend or end' diversity debate hit by new twist Saturday, 14 Feb 2015 | 12:03 PM ET

    Immigration patterns have made affirmative action harder to promote at a time when support is flagging. One academic explains why.

  • CNBC Crowdfinance Services Index Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 6:00 AM ET

    The CNBC Crowdfinance Services Index represents private service industry companies raising the most capital through equity crowdfunding.

  • CHICAGO, Feb 4- After successfully treating four Ebola patients last year, Emory University in Atlanta is now leading a government-funded project that will use blood from survivors of the deadly virus to test a novel way of treating infectious disease. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the Pentagon's elite research arm, has awarded Emory up to...

  • BOSTON, Jan 15- High-profile professors and securities lawyers traded jabs Thursday on the merits of a Harvard University legal project, a scholarly slugfest playing out in the normally staid academic sector tracking corporate governance. At issue is a research paper from December by SEC Commissioner Daniel Gallagher and Stanford University professor...

  • LOS ANGELES, Jan 12- One way to improve economic mobility in the United States may be to fix the misconceptions that high-achieving, low-income teenagers often have about college. Economics professors Caroline Hoxby of Stanford University and Sarah Turner of University of Virginia surveyed students, asking why they opted not to apply to certain...