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If investors in for-profit education companies didn’t get the risks associated with the group before Apollo Group reported earnings last night, they just got hit over the head with a two-by-four.
Earnings Wednesday from University of Phoenix parent Apollo Group could be provide a peek at what make be at stake for Washington Post’s investors in few weeks. As controversy at for-profits schools accelerates, some are taking proactive steps to weed out students most likely to dropout.
Dropping out of college after a year can mean lost time, burdensome debt and an uncertain future for students. Now there's an estimate of what it costs taxpayers. And it runs in the billions.
Texas is looking at a budget shortfall projected between $11 to $17 billion as lawmakers head into the 2011 session. Since Texas writes budgets in two-year terms, the shortfall affects the 2012-2013 state budget. So how does the Governor plan on balancing the budget?
Mike Elk has just pointed out that the liberal activists who have been fighting against the critics of for profit schools are basically bought and paid for stooges.
Colleges consistently depend on using a certain percentage of there endowment money every year, but because of the near zero percent interest rate environment they find themselves having to rethink the way they invest.
From the bizarre lawsuit file: I was wondering how long it would be before the for-profit college started suing short-sellers.
Why do NYC test scores get worse as the kids get older?"
Intending to talk about colleges and worker training, President Barack Obama on Monday suddenly found himself in a spirited, election-year debate with a business advisory group about whose tax cuts should be extended and for how long.
As a part of Education Week, the "Fast" team is looking at how technology affects how students learn.
When the Senate HELP Committee holds its hearing on for-profit schools Thursday, it's likely to get an earful from Kathleen Bittel, a current employee of Education Management.
When the Senate HELP Committee holds its hearing on for-profit schools Thursday, it's likely to get an earful from Kathleen Bittel, a current employee of Education Management. Education Management spacer, whose Art Institutes represent more than half its enrollment, went public last October. The company’s largest investor is Goldman Sachs spacer. In SEC filings the company claims that around 85 percent of its students land jobs in their field or a “related field” within six months of graduation.
To help America's failing public education system return to its former glory, good educators deserve higher pay, US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan told CNBC Monday.
Arizona may be the frontline of the immigration policy debate, but states far from the Mexican border are also busy grappling with the costly problem of illegal aliens.
With 776 million illiterate adults in the world, and nearly three billion people that lack access to basic financial services, staring down global poverty can feel a little like standing at the base of Mt. Everest.But there is some good news.
Zuckerberg is a product of public schools and the elite Phillips Exeter Academy, but none of his schooling took place in New Jersey. So why Newark? Why now?
How much does an Ivy League education guarantee your success as a CEO? It doesn't, according to new research from University of New Hampshire. Hard to believe?
The real secret to economic growth lies in the bedroom because smaller families, as a result of improving child survival rates, provide the advanced workforce that can boost countries' development, Hans Rosling, director of Gapminder, told CNBC Wednesday.
After making the short heard 'round the world with his bet against the subprime housing market, here's what Steve Eisman, one of the key players in "The Big Short," is betting against now.