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Fitch Rates Navient Student Loan Trust 2014-8

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Fitch Ratings rates Navient Student Loan Trust 2014-8 as follows: –$285,000,000 class A-1 notes ‘AAAsf'; Outlook Stable; –$235,000,000 class A-2 notes ‘AAAsf'; Outlook Stable; –$468,800,000 class A-3 notes ‘AAAsf'; Outlook Stable; –$27,900,000 class B notes ‘Asf'; Outlook … Continue reading

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This little student loan deal could spell big trouble for borrowers

Bloomberg News The Reuters headline is big and bold: “Wells Fargo to sell $8.5 billion of federal student loans to Navient.” If you’re thinking, “It’s hard to get all worked up over an $8 billion deal when there’s more than … Continue reading

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Florida International University Partners with Shorelight Education

BOSTON, Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Shorelight Education has partnered with Florida International University to create the FIU Global First Year. The FIU Global First Year will build upon FIU’s current international student programs and provide wraparound support to help … Continue reading

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Fitch Rates Indiana Secondary Market for Education Loans Inc. 2014

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Fitch Ratings assigns the following ratings to the Indiana Secondary Market for Education Loans Inc. (ISM) series 2014 student loan asset-backed notes as follows: –$152,500,000 series 2014 notes ‘AAAsf'; Outlook Stable. KEY RATING DRIVERS High Collateral Quality: … Continue reading

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DeVry's Unit to Offer Higher Education to Kelly Employees

DeVry Education Group Inc.’s (DV) subsidiary — DeVry University — recently announced a partnership with Kelly Services, Inc. (KELYA), a workforce solutions provider. Per the deal, DeVry will provide higher education opportunities to Kelly’s employees, both full time and temporary. … Continue reading

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Can Education Management (EDMC) Surprise this Earnings?

Education Management Corporation (EDMC) is set to report first-quarter fiscal 2015 results later this month. Let’s see how things are shaping up for this announcement. Factors to Consider this Quarter Education Management Corporation has been in news for all the … Continue reading

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Education Department moves to regulate teacher preparation programs

The Obama administration unveiled a proposal Thursday to regulate how the country prepares teachers, saying that too many new K-12 educators are not ready for the classroom and that training programs must improve. Under the plan, the federal government would … Continue reading

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The Wall Street Journal: Who will qualify for a student-loan modification?

AFP/Getty Images Two big lenders are rolling out loan-modification programs for student-loan borrowers who are struggling to make their payments. The new programs at Wells Fargo WFC, +0.54%   and Discover Financial Services DFS, +1.32%   mark a significant turning … Continue reading

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Students pleased with province's loan changes

Post-secondary students in Brandon are welcoming provincial changes to remove the interest from their student loans, which is expected to take effect sometime in 2015. Brandon University Students’ Union president Joel Springer said waiving fees could help make post-secondary education … Continue reading

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Students welcome break on loans

Enlarge Image photos by Wayne Glowacki / Winnipeg Free Press Premier Greg Selinger and Rorie McLeod Arnould, president of the University of Winnipeg Students� Association, make the announcement Monday in Wesley Hall. Enlarge Image Zach Fleisher, Manitoba chair of the … Continue reading

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