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  • Midday Glance: Education companies Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 1:18 PM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 24 or. 7 percent, to $32.52. Career Education Corp. fell$. 11 or 1.7 percent, to $6.28. Strayer Education Inc. fell$. 65 or. 9 percent, to $73.10.

  • Early Glance: Education companies Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 10:41 AM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 31 or. 9 percent, to $32.46. Career Education Corp. fell$. 05 or. 8 percent, to $6.34. Strayer Education Inc. fell$. 58 or. 8 percent, to $73.17.

  • Dec 10- The Financial Times and Madrid's IE Business School launched a joint venture on Wednesday aimed at corporate executives looking to expand their education. Several business schools across the world including the Yale School of Management and Antai Business School in China are taking part in the corporate learning program. The FT, which is owned by...

  • Raimondo announces plan to expand college savings Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 12:02 AM ET

    PROVIDENCE, R.I.— Governor-elect Gina Raimondo announced on Wednesday a plan aimed at ensuring that the thousands of children born in Rhode Island every year have savings for college. The change could benefit thousands of families, she said, because about 10,000 babies are born in Rhode Island each year. Rhode Island is one of only three states with college...

  • Final Glance: Education companies Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 6:10 PM ET

    Apollo Group rose$. 42 or 1.3 percent, to $32.76. Career Education Corp. rose$. 23 or 3.7 percent, to $6.39. Strayer Education Inc. rose $1.14 or 1.6 percent, to $73.75.

  • Midday Glance: Education companies Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 1:21 PM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 13 or. 4 percent, to $32.22. Career Education Corp. rose$. 24 or 3.9 percent, to $6.40. Strayer Education Inc. rose$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $72.66.

  • Early Glance: Education companies Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 10:21 AM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 29 or. 9 percent, to $32.06. Career Education Corp. rose$. 02 or. 3 percent, to $6.18. Strayer Education Inc. fell$. 97 or 1.3 percent, to $71.64.

  • Final Glance: Education companies Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 08 or. 2 percent, to $32.35. Career Education Corp. unchanged at $6.16. Strayer Education Inc. fell $3.10 or 4.1 percent, to $72.61.

  • Midday Glance: Education companies Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 1:20 PM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 17 or. 5 percent, to $32.25. Career Education Corp. rose$. 01 or. 2 percent, to $6.17. Strayer Education Inc. fell $3.10 or 4.1 percent, to $72.61.

  • Early Glance: Education companies Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 10:22 AM ET

    Apollo Group rose$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $32.46. Career Education Corp. rose$. 03 or. 5 percent, to $6.19. Strayer Education Inc. fell $1.39 or 1.8 percent, to $74.32.

  • Dartmouth partners with Posse Foundation Saturday, 6 Dec 2014 | 8:29 AM ET

    HANOVER, N.H.— Dartmouth College is partnering with a youth leadership and college access organization to provide full tuition scholarships to groups of veterans. Joining Vassar College and Wesleyan University, Dartmouth is the third institution to join The Posse Foundation's Veterans Program, which has set a goal of expanding to a dozen top colleges and...

  • COLUMN-No need for irrational fears of student loans Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES, Dec 2- The next generation of college students has heard the message loud and clear about the perils of taking on too much student loan debt- so much so that many are unwilling to go into debt at all in order to attend college. The vast majority of people aged 16-19 recognize the importance of a college degree, but most say they either want to avoid...

  • The country with most computer literate kids is... Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 12:32 PM ET

    A new test measures whether kids know the ins and outs of a computer. Thousands of Canadian kids took the test and they excelled.

  • Nov 18- The estimated average cost of developing an approved new drug has more than doubled to more than $2.5 billion from a 2003 estimate by Tufts University, but critics questioned the figure and noted the school's strong financial ties to the pharmaceutical industry. The Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development, located in Boston, in 2003 estimated the...

  • LOS ANGELES, Nov 17- Many parents will not learn how much they must pay for their children's college education until financial aid packages arrive this spring. By then it may be too late to get a better deal. Run the numbers every year, starting when your kids are in middle school, said Troy Onink, chief executive officer of college planning service Stratagee.com.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Oct 17- ITT Educational Services Inc said it signed up more students than it forecast in the quarter ended June 30, more than doubling its market value and offering some relief to the U.S. for-profit education sector. The data, the first from ITT since May, drove up shares of other for-profit colleges including Corinthian Colleges Inc, which also nearly doubled.

  • COLUMN-College is now a buyer's market Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 10:11 AM ET

    LOS ANGELES, Oct 6- Colleges are increasingly worried about getting enough enrollments, and students can use the situation to their advantage. The increasing competition for students has created a buyer's market at most schools, said college consultant Lynn O'Shaughnessy, author of the book "The College Solution." The colleges struggling the most are what...