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  • Early Glance: Education companies Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 10:27 AM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 05 or. 2 percent, to $26.94. Career Education Corp. rose$. 06 or. 9 percent, to $7.00. Strayer Education Inc. rose$. 75 or 1.7 percent, to $44.54.

  • Jill Biden promotes Post-9/11 GI Bill website Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 6:02 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Jill Biden is promoting a new website designed to make it easier for service members, veterans, their spouses and dependents to calculate their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits at thousands of schools and job training programs.

  • Fears rise for missing in SKorea ferry sinking Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 12:26 AM ET

    MOKPO, South Korea— Koo Bon- hee could see the exit. But 290 of the 475 people aboard— many of them high school students on a class trip— were still missing after the ferry sank Wednesday off the southern coast of South Korea.

  • BRASILIA, April 15- Brazil's growing prosperity is allowing teenagers to stay in school for longer instead of searching for jobs to support their families, boosting the country's long-term prospects but also causing some economic headaches.

  • American Samoa schools reopen after pink eye woes Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 7:07 PM ET

    PAGO PAGO, American Samoa— Public schools in American Samoa fully reopened Monday after some 3,000 students and teachers contracted pink eye, an outbreak that prompted tourism officials to warn cruise passengers heading to the group of islands in the South Pacific.

  • Final Glance: Education companies Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 6:01 PM ET

    Apollo Group rose$. 07 or. 3 percent, to $27.19. Career Education Corp. rose$. 15 or 2.3 percent, to $6.77. Strayer Education Inc. rose $1.93 or 4.6 percent, to $44.05.

  • Midday Glance: Education companies Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 2:08 PM ET

    Apollo Group rose$. 30 or 1.1 percent, to $27.42. Career Education Corp. rose$. 14 or 2.2 percent, to $6.77. Strayer Education Inc. rose $1.54 or 3.7 percent, to $43.66.

  • Early Glance: Education companies Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 10:21 AM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 23 or. 8 percent, to $26.89. Career Education Corp. fell$. 08 or 1.2 percent, to $6.54. Strayer Education Inc. rose$. 20 or. 5 percent, to $42.32.

  • Delaware leaders discuss workforce training Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 4:39 AM ET

    Jack Markell urged business leaders Monday to join in a comprehensive effort to improve public education in Delaware and to spread the word about the importance of holding students to higher standards. "Delaware is being looked at as a leader on how we improve education in this country," McKernan said.

  • Final Glance: Education companies Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 74 or 2.7 percent, to $27.12. Career Education Corp. fell$. 18 or 2.6 percent, to $6.62. Strayer Education Inc. fell$. 22 or. 5 percent, to $42.12.

  • Midday Glance: Education companies Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 1:51 PM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 33 or 1.2 percent, to $27.53. Career Education Corp. fell$. 15 or 2.2 percent, to $6.65. Strayer Education Inc. fell$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $42.28.

  • DAKAR, April 11- Entrepreneurs are central to bridging Africa's widening inequality gap but most governments on the continent are not doing enough to help them, the regional head of billionaire Pierre Omidyar's philanthropic arm said.

  • Early Glance: Education companies Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 10:24 AM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 18 or. 6 percent, to $28.50. Career Education Corp. fell$. 22 or 3.0 percent, to $7.06. Strayer Education Inc. fell$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $43.36.

  • Sallie Mae board approves Navient spinoff Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 10:24 AM ET

    Sallie Mae used to act as an intermediary and earned fees making student loans backed by the federal government, in addition to making private student loans. A dividend of Navient common stock will be distributed on April 30 to Sallie Mae shareholders of record on April 22.

  • Final Glance: Education companies Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 6:06 PM ET

    Apollo Group fell $1.03 or 3.5 percent, to $28.68. Career Education Corp. rose$. 23 or 3.3 percent, to $7.28. Strayer Education Inc. fell$. 33 or. 8 percent, to $43.40.

  • Republican Senator Marco Rubio, a possible 2016 White House contender, unveiled legislation on Wednesday to broaden the use of financial vehicles known as "income share agreements" that students can use to fund their higher education costs.

  • Midday Glance: Education companies Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 1:15 PM ET

    Apollo Group fell $1.36 or 4.6 percent, to $28.35. Career Education Corp. fell$. 05 or. 7 percent, to $7.00. Strayer Education Inc. fell$. 59 or 1.3 percent, to $43.14.

  • Republican Senator Marco Rubio, a possible 2016 White House contender, will unveil legislation on Wednesday to broaden the use of financial vehicles known as "income share agreements" that students can use to fund their higher education costs.

  • Missouri authorizes $2M for unaccredited school Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 3:50 PM ET

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.— Missouri lawmakers authorized up to $2 million of state aid Tuesday to help a financially strapped, unaccredited St. Louis- area school system remain open through the remainder of the school year.

  • Construction firms worried about worker shortage Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 3:02 PM ET

    The plan by the Associated General Contractors of America, which represents 30,000 companies, aims to draw more people into building trades by establishing charter schools focused on technical training, starting non-union apprenticeship programs and pushing for immigration reform.

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