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  • Apollo Education Group (APOL - Analyst Report) became a Zacks #5 Rank (Strong Sell) in early March when shares were trading above $27, as analysts continued to lower earnings estimates ahead of the company's quarterly report.
  • On March 25, the owner of University of Phoenix, reported its first quarterly loss since early 2011. They also revealed revenues and enrollment both sank roughly 14% compared to a year ago. Shares plunged...

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  • Hillary Clinton, on her first trip to Iowa after declaring her presidential candidacy, criticized for-profit colleges and talked about college costs in a discussion at Kirkwood Community College.
  • She said it was important to look at "some of the for-profit schools, some of the scandals that have arisen in these places where they have taken all this money… and put all these people into debt" without providing...
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  • For over 150 years, Cooper Union in Manhattan's East Village existed as something of an enigma. The renowned art, architecture, and engineering college was located in one of the country's most expensive cities, yet even as students of neighboring private universities saw their tuition bills blow past 50 grand a year, Cooper Union remained free.
  • That all changed two years ago, when Cooper Union's board of trustees made...
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  • Nobel Learning, headquartered in West Chester, Pennsylvania, operates a network of 176 schools in 18 states. The company provides preschool through high school education, and operates an online private school that offers college-preparatory programs to students in more than 55 countries. Nobel also offers before- and after-school programs and a summer program.
  • Investcorp plans to grow the company through add-on acquisitions.
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  • The U.S. Department of Education is so concerned about the risk that dozens of colleges pose to students and taxpayers that it has curtailed access to federal money at those institutions -- but it won’t say which ones.
  • Even as it pushes to make far more information about colleges available to consumers, the department is keeping hidden from public view its decisions to punish certain colleges with funding restrictions known as...