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Larger for-profit education companies, including Apollo Education Group Inc and ITT Educational Services Inc, have seen their enrollments dwindle in the face of increased regulatory scrutiny for issues including student loans, poor placements and low graduation rates. For-profit education providers should increase focus on shorter online courses to...
Total enrollments at Apollo's flagship University of Phoenix dropped 20.4 percent to 592,853 in the quarter ended Nov. 30. Corinthian Colleges Inc and ITT Educational Services are under the U.S. government's scrutiny over their student loans and placement rates. Phoenix, Arizona-based Apollo forecast revenue of $580 million- $595 million for the second...
Oct 30- The U.S. Department of Education will introduce new regulations next year in its latest attempt to improve the job prospects of those graduating from for-profit colleges and universities. "They dropped the cohort default so people say it's less bad than it was three months ago," Steve Gunderson, chief executive of the Association of Private Sector...
Oct 21- Apollo Education Group Inc said it expects new student enrollments at its flagship University of Phoenix to decline at a smaller rate in the coming year, offering hope that the worst is over for the beleagured U.S. for-profit education industry. Apollo's shares rose as much as 6 percent to their highest in over a month after the company said sign-ups at the...
*Q2 new enrollments fall 8.1 pct vs forecast of 10-15 pct. Oct 17- ITT Educational Services Inc said an increase in scholarships helped it sign up more students than previously forecast in the quarter ended June, offering some relief to the struggling U.S. for-profit education sector. Shares of other for-profit education providers, including Corinthian...
Oct 17- ITT Educational Services Inc said it signed up more students than it forecast in the quarter ended June 30, more than doubling its market value and offering some relief to the U.S. for-profit education sector. The data, the first from ITT since May, drove up shares of other for-profit colleges including Corinthian Colleges Inc, which also nearly doubled.
Oct 17- ITT Educational Services Inc said it signed up more students than it forecast in the quarter ended June 30. ITT said on Friday it expects total student enrollments for the quarter ended Sept. 30 to have declined by 6.3 percent, compared with a 7.1 percent fall a year earlier. The company's shares were up 1.6 percent at $5.66 before the bell.
Some of Friday's midday movers:
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
When the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sued ITT Education Thursday, there was one comment that should send shivers through the for-profit education industry.
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
Companies making headlines after the bell Monday.
ITT Educational Services has been parked at long-term lows, but now the bears are getting nervous.
CARMEL, Ind.-- ITT Educational Services Inc. said Thursday that its third-quarter net income fell 36 percent as enrollment fell amid stricter federal regulations that hold for-profit online schools more accountable for graduation rates and job placement.
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.
*Credit Suisse cuts ITT Educational Services Inc to underperform from.
The clock is ticking on tax rules that may change on January 1, 2013 and could impact the way parents contribute to a college education.
Mountain Home Career Academies High School has taken a big gamble over the last decade. It transformed itself from a traditional high school into one consisting of three academies--engineering, communications, and healthcare.