The amount of money spent per public school student fell in 2011 for the first time since the Census Bureau began keeping records more than three decades earlier.» Read More
The amount of money spent per public school student fell in 2011 for the first time since the Census Bureau began keeping records more than three decades earlier.
BOSTON, May 24- College graduates are carrying more than just their diplomas this spring as they enter the real world: student loan debt- a lot of it. Seventy percent of the Class of 2013 is graduating indebted, with an average balance of $35,200, says a recent Fidelity Investments survey.
Apollo Group rose$. 06 or. 3 percent, to $20.91. Career Education Corp. rose$. 02 or. 7 percent, to $3.06. DeVry rose$. 39 or 1.3 percent, to $31.25.
DES MOINES, Iowa-- The Board of Regents is following up on its promise of freezing tuition at Iowa's public universities now that an education budget is in the books. The Legislature approved the $897 million higher education budget last week.
SEATTLE-- College students in Washington state say they need Congress to give them affordable student loans at a rate they can depend on, instead of a yearly debate on rising interest rates.
Apollo Group fell$. 35 or 1.7 percent, to $20.50. Career Education Corp. fell$. 06 or 2.0 percent, to $2.98. DeVry fell$. 29 or. 9 percent, to $30.57.
Apollo Group rose$. 24 or 1.2 percent, to $20.85. Career Education Corp. rose$. 10 or 3.4 percent, to $3.04. DeVry rose$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $30.86.
The Republican-dominated House of Representatives on Thursday voted to switch federal student loan interest rates to a market-based system.
Apollo Group rose$. 28 or 1.3 percent, to $20.89. Career Education Corp. rose$. 06 or 2.0 percent, to $3.00. DeVry rose$. 12 or. 4 percent, to $30.95.
WASHINGTON, May 23- The Republican-dominated U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday voted to switch federal student loan interest rates to a market-based system. The White House also threatened on Wednesday to veto the bill, arguing the plan would create uncertainty for students.
The two-year plan, approved on a 33-17 party-line vote following more than three hours of debate, has been labeled by GOP budget-writers as a fiscally responsible document that locates building repairs and renovations after years of neglect during the Great Recession, and collects more rainy-day reserves.
Apollo Group fell$. 20 or 1.0 percent, to $20.41. Career Education Corp. fell$. 07 or 2.4 percent, to $2.87. DeVry fell$. 62 or 2.0 percent, to $30.21.
MOORE, Okla.-- With its single-story design and cinder-block walls, Plaza Towers Elementary School may have seemed sturdy when it was built a couple of generations ago. Unlike several other schools in the Oklahoma City area, Plaza Towers had no "safe room" in which students and teachers could seek protection from a twister.
Facing a deadline in which federal loan rates would double for 7 million college students, the House is ready to pass legislation that links student loan rates to the markets.
Apollo Group fell$. 87 or 4.1 percent, to $20.61. Career Education Corp. fell$. 11 or 3.6 percent, to $2.94. DeVry fell$. 37 or 1.2 percent, to $30.83.
Older Americans make up a significant chunk of college students in recent years and are now heading out into the job market in an improving economy.
CHICAGO-- The Chicago Board of Education was expected to take a final vote Wednesday on whether to close 53 schools, an ambitious proposal that sparked protests and lawsuits and could help define _ for better or worse _ Mayor Rahm Emanuel's term in office.
Apollo Group fell$. 50 or 2.3 percent, to $20.98. DeVry rose$. 27 or. 9 percent, to $31.47. Strayer Education Inc. fell $1.88 or 3.3 percent, to $55.61.
Apollo Group fell$. 12 or. 6 percent, to $21.36. Career Education Corp. fell$. 05 or 1.6 percent, to $3.00. DeVry rose$. 22 or. 7 percent, to $31.42.
CNBC has been ranking all 50 states for competitiveness since 2007. This year's report comes as states continue to get back in fighting shape—fighting for jobs, that is.