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Sodeika Succeeds Thomas Parrott as Senior Vice President of External Relations and Regulatory Affairs at DeVry …

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– DeVry Education Group (DV), a global provider of educational services, today announced that Lisa M. Sodeika is succeeding Sharon Thomas Parrott as senior vice president of external relations and regulatory affairs. Thomas Parrott is retiring after … Continue reading

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CIBT Reduces Its Issued and Outstanding Shares by 13% in 18 Months

VANCOUVER, British Columbia–(BUSINESS WIRE)– CIBT Education Group Inc. (TSX: MBA, OTCQX International: MBAIF) (“CIBT Group”) reports that it is cancelling 623,100 common shares which had been repurchased pursuant to a normal course issuer bid (“NCIB”). The total number of issued … Continue reading

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Harvard Business School and CTO Forum Launch New Executive Education Program: RETHINK Strategy

SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Harvard Business School (HBS) Executive Education and CTO Forum have announced the launch of a custom executive education program, RETHINK Strategy: Strategic Leadership of Technology and Innovation. The program is focused on overcoming the challenges faced … Continue reading

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Abraham cites education, poverty, jobs as most crucial in WURD interview

The three biggest issues facing Philadelphia are education, poverty, and jobs, according to mayoral candidate Lynne Abraham in a radio interview last week. Speaking with Solomon Jones on 900AM-WURD, the former district attorney also addressed her age, calling her 74 … Continue reading

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Education Excellence Awards judges named

Education Minister Hekia Parata today announced the names of the judges and education experts who will decide the winners of the 2015 Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards. “The Awards, presented for the first time last year, celebrate outstanding teaching in … Continue reading

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Students 'made poor by the business of education'

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) – A handful of former students claiming to be “made poor by the business of education” are protesting their student loans by refusing to pay them. They’re calling themselves the Corinthian 15, named for their number and … Continue reading

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How Student Debt Stunts Financial Growth

There was a time when conventional wisdom said that student debt is not a problem in and of itself—rather, “high” debt of $100,000 or more is the more pressing concern. A recent report from the Federal Reserve Bank of New … Continue reading

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'Corinthian 15' launch 'debt strike' over student loans

A handful of former students claiming to be “made poor by the business of education” are protesting their student loans by refusing to pay them. They’re calling themselves the Corinthian 15, named for their number and the now-defunct chain of … Continue reading

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Controversy looms over second half of 'education session'

INDIANAPOLIS | Education issues dominated the first half of the 2015 Indiana General Assembly, but myriad controversial social and economic proposals appear likely to consume the Legislature over the next two months. The Republican-controlled House and Senate so far seem … Continue reading

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Budget 2015: Implications for the education sector

There was much expectation from the Finance Minister in the education and academic industry from this year’s Budget. If India has to achieve GDP growth of 8 per cent, then it needs a skilled, trained and educated workforce to make … Continue reading

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