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P-Noy signs distance learning law

BAGUIO CITY – Formal education is just a click away. Online courses are now accepted as formal education with the signing of the distance learning law. Authored by Baguio Rep. Nicasio Aliping Jr. and signed by President Aquino last Dec. … Continue reading

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For-Profit Education Stock: A Year in Review and What to Study in 2015

NEW YORK (TheStreet) — “You get what you pay for,” that popular axiom for consumers, was also a stark reminder to investors in for-profit education companies, an industry under constant government scrutiny. In 2014, investors who bet on names like … Continue reading

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Students warned against student finance fraudsters over festive period

Comments (0) STUDENTS are being warned that fraudsters will seek to steal their student finance over the festive period. The Student Loans Company is advising students to be vigilant against fraudsters sending phishing emails, aiming to access their second student finance … Continue reading

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DeVry to Buy Faculdade Ideal; Bolster Presence in Brazil

DeVry Education Group, Inc.’s (DV) share price rose around 2.48% on Dec 18, after the education company announced that its subsidiary, DeVry Brasil, has agreed to buy Faculdade Ideal (Faci) for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition is likely to be … Continue reading

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Card borrowing lags while student, auto loans soar

In just four years, debt for student loans and cars has rocketed past credit card debt and continues to rise, while Americans’ total card debt is stuck back at levels from a decade ago, a Federal Reserve Bank of New … Continue reading

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Africentric Learning Institute shut out of education funding

Education Minister Karen Casey released a review of her department’s African Nova Scotian services this week, and it continues a controversial legacy of the previous NDP government.  The review looks at the role of the Council on African-Canadian Education, and … Continue reading

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Education Dept. Issues Framework For New College Rating System

Beginning next year, colleges and universities will be judged on three broad criteria when it comes to meting out federal financial aid: access, affordability and student outcomes, according to a new “framework” released by the Education Department. The ratings plan … Continue reading

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Career Education to divest Le Cordon Bleu schools

Career Education said Thursday it plans to divest its Le Cordon Bleu colleges in North America. The struggling Schaumburg-based for-profit education company said it hired investment bank Parchman, Vaughan Co. to handle the task. “This divestiture will allow us to … Continue reading

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Education Department releases 'framework' for higher-ed rating system

Nov. 16, 2013: People walk around the Princeton University campus in New Jersey (Reuters) The Education Department released a “framework” Friday for how it will rate more than 7,000 colleges and universities across the nation. The institutions were hoping the department … Continue reading

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Education Department releases 'framework' for higher-ed rating system

Nov. 16, 2013: People walk around the Princeton University campus in New Jersey (Reuters) The Education Department released a “framework” Friday for how it will rate more than 7,000 colleges and universities across the nation. The institutions were hoping the department … Continue reading

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