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  • 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.

  • *AstraZeneca moving global HQ and R&D to Cambridge by 2016. CAMBRIDGE, England, March 31- AstraZeneca, which will complete its move to Cambridge by 2016, is already putting down roots in the ecosystem of the university city as it seeks to revitalise its drug research.

  • 2U powers best programs in world: CEO     Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 10:36 AM ET

    Chip Paucek, 2U CEO, discusses the IPO of his cloud based education company that partners with universities to offer online degree programs.

  • MERIDA, Venezuela, March 18- An engineering student armed with a slingshot commands a barricade. This is Merida, the small university city in western Venezuela where students and faculty have spent more than a month protesting against socialist President Nicolas Maduro.

  • WASHINGTON, March 14- For-profit colleges on Friday criticized the Obama administration's proposal to deny federal funding to career-training institutions that students leave with high levels of debt.

  • Obama aims to tighten rules on for-profit career colleges Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 10:05 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, March 13- President Barack Obama will issue rules on Friday aimed at cracking down on low-performing for-profit career training colleges the administration says bury students under mountains of debt and fail to prepare them for a well-paying job.

  • SAFT ON WEALTH-What's good for Yale isn't good for you Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 4:30 PM ET

    You, however, are not Yale and neither, likely, is your pension fund, university endowment or personal portfolio. Understanding why what is good for the goose underperforms for the gander is key to not just Yale's fantastic performance, but improving your own.

  • SINGAPORE, March 6- Some of those who have lost bitcoins in the collapse of Mt. "The crowdsourcing so far has been a miserable failure," said Emin Gun Sirer of Cornell University, who posted his own analysis challenging several theories about what may have happened at Mt. Mark Karpeles, the 28- year-old French CEO of Tokyo- based bitcoin exchange Mt.

  • SINGAPORE, March 6- Some of those who have lost bitcoins in the collapse of Mt. "The crowdsourcing so far has been a miserable failure," said Emin Gun Sirer of Cornell University, who posted his own analysis challenging several theories about what may have happened at Mt. Mark Karpeles, the 28- year-old French CEO of Tokyo- based bitcoin exchange Mt.

  • Chart of the Day: Religious giving slides Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    A report from Giving USA Foundation shows that donations made to American religious organizations have slowed of late.

  • Wanted: Foreign workers. H-1B visa requests leap Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 3:34 PM ET

    Visa requests allowing overseas nationals to work in the U.S. could reach record levels in 2014.

  • Feb 28- Figuring out how to split childcare costs when you're divorcing is not easy, but it can be like remedial math compared to deciding who pays what for your children's college education. It's best to detail everything from the start, says Jonathan Marks, a divorce attorney in St. Louis.

  • Why new bans on school junk food ads won't fly Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 8:03 AM ET
    First Lady Michelle Obama eats lunch with school children in the cafeteria at Parklawn Elementary School in Alexandria, Virginia, January 25, 2012.

    Junk food marketers may still be able to reach students. Here's how.

  • Goldman Sachs& Co and Credit Suisse Securities LLC are the lead underwriters to the offering, the company said in a filing with the U. S Securities and Exchange Commission. 2 U, which counts the University of Southern California, Georgetown University among its customers, said its revenue rose 49 percent to $83.1 million in the year ended Dec. 31.

  • Hedge fund manager Griffin gives $150 million to Harvard Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 8:14 PM ET

    BOSTON, Feb 19- Billionaire investor Kenneth Griffin, who started his hedge fund in his dormitory room at Harvard University, is donating $150 million to his alma mater in what will be the largest single gift ever made to the Ivy League school.

  • LOS ANGELES, Feb 10- Filling out the federal financial aid form known as the FAFSA "is one of the first and most important steps" to getting a college education, First Lady Michelle Obama told a group of parents and students attending a FAFSA workshop at a Virginia high school on Wednesday.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to Feb 17 Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 7:01 PM ET

    WINCHESTER, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker speaks on "Economic Outlook, February 2014" economy before Shenandoah University students, faculty and staff and community leaders- 1330 GMT.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to Feb 14 Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 7:01 PM ET

    MONDAY, FEB 3 WASHINGTON- Former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson speaks at a documentary screening- 2230 GMT. TUESDAY, FEB 4 WINCHESTER, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker speaks on "Economic Outlook, February 2014" economy before Shenandoah University students, faculty and staff and community leaders- 1330 GMT.

  • DIARY - Top economic events to Feb 13 Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 7:01 PM ET

    FRIDAY, JAN 31 VIRGINIA, United States- U.S Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will meet the CCAM's business and university partners. FORTH WORTH, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Richard Fisher speaks on "Federal Reserve Operations and Economic Update" at a community forum hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas in Fort Worth, Texas- 1815 GMT.