WASHINGTON— Exotic dancers hired as admissions counselors. Recruiters told to seek out "impatient" individuals who have "few people in their lives who care about them." It's a modest step, consumer advocates say, that will probably succeed in shutting down the most obviously fraudulent programs, often criminal justice and medical training programs that can cost...
LOS ANGELES, April 6- Regulators recently made public a once secret watch list of around 550 colleges under scrutiny for financial irregularities. But inclusion on the list doesn't automatically mean the schools are about to fail, according to Department of Education regulators, college officials and even the reporter who triggered the release of the list...
LOS ANGELES, April 6- Regulators recently made public a once secret watch list of 556 colleges under scrutiny for financial irregularities. But inclusion on the list doesn't automatically mean the schools are about to fail, according to Department of Education regulators, college officials and even the reporter who triggered the release of the list with his...
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
Some of Monday's midday movers:
When the University of Phoenix, the country's largest university, announced this week it's closing 115 campuses and satellite locations, it signaled more than a sudden availability of commercial real estate near highway interchanges, where for-profit colleges like to set up shop as a student convenience.
DeVry Inc. was one of the day's biggest gainers, rising $1.11, or 4.9 percent, to $23.87, after peaking at $25.02 earlier in the day.
Take a look at some of Friday's midday movers:
Career Education plunged last week, and the bears are looking for more. OptionMonster's real-time tracking system detected the purchase of 3,200 April 7 puts for $0.20 on Friday. Volume was more than 5 times open interest in the strike.
Here is a look at some companies that have seen their shares deviate significantly from their 50-day moving averages and have lost more than 50 percent in price year-to-date.
What are some of the country's brightest business students doing in these markets? Cornell University's Johnson School of Management's Oscar Corpancho discusses his investing team's trading strategy now.
What's next for for-profit schools is a rule known best as “gainful employment,” which some might view as a small package with a big stick.
The Education Department today released 13 of 14 new, controversial new rules aimed at curbing abuse at for-profit colleges and post-secondary vocational schools.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.
September PPI, up 0.4 percent, was hotter than expected, initial jobless claims were a bit higher than expected—but the big discussion on desks was the continuing weakness in the dollar, which lost ground against most major currencies.
From the bizarre lawsuit file: I was wondering how long it would be before the for-profit college started suing short-sellers.
Traders were buying calls in Apollo Group as the education company's stock climbed off multi-year lows Friday.
During President Obama's first formal address to Congress last night, Mr. Obama emphasized his administration's plans to invest in education. Will President Obama's goal for 2020 give an additional boost to some of these stocks?
Will the day come when all education is delivered online? Cramer asked American Public Education's CEO for an answer.
This group has enjoyed quite the market ride. So Cramer’s wondering if it’s time to get out.