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Education a big winner under Wolf's proposed budget

Delivering on a promise that helped bring him victory, Gov. Tom Wolf is proposing an education budget for 2015-16 that seeks to restore funding for public schools and higher education that his predecessor, Tom Corbett, wiped way. Wolf’s first budget, … Continue reading

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Education Technology funding jumped 55% in 2014

MANILA, Philippines– According to a recent research by CB Insights, the total Education Technology (Edtech) funding in the U.S in 2014 rose to $1.87 billion, a 55% increase from previous year. Online education has become a new trend joined by … Continue reading

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Career Education reports 4Q loss

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (AP) _ Career Education Corp. (CECO) on Tuesday reported a loss of $25.5 million in its fourth quarter. The Schaumburg, Illinois-based company said it had a loss of 38 cents per share. Losses, adjusted to account for discontinued … Continue reading

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Education Department cuts ties with five of its debt collectors

In this Oct. 6, 2011 photo, Gan Golan of Los Angeles, dressed as the “Master of Degrees,” holds a ball and chain representing his college loan debt during Occupy DC activities in Washington.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) The Education Department is … Continue reading

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NAB Education Foundation to Honor Unilever with Corporate Leadership Award

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The NAB Education Foundation (NABEF) will present its Corporate Leadership Award to Unilever, in recognition of the work of the Unilever Foundation, during the 17th annual Celebration of Service to America Awards, held Tuesday, June 16, at the … Continue reading

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Career Education Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 Results

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Career Education Corporation (CECO) today reported operating and financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2014. Business Highlights Achieved $15.6 million of positive adjusted EBITDA for ongoing operations, which excludes campuses in teach-out or held … Continue reading

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Career Education jumps on narrower-than-expected loss

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (AP) — Shares of Career Education Corp. surged in after-market trading Tuesday after the for-profit education company posted a smaller quarterly loss than Wall Street expected. The Schaumburg, Illinois-based company reported a loss of $25.5 million in its … Continue reading

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Competency-Based Education: 4 Considerations for Online Students

Traditional brick-and-mortar education was not a fit for 27-year-old Tyler Harris. He tried attending classes at a few colleges in his native Utah, but didn’t find the courses challenging. “I would go and get bored,” he says. “I felt like … Continue reading

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Education reformers back Governor Cuomo

Updated: 03/02/2015 6:51 PM Created: 03/02/2015 6:48 PM WNYT.com By: Dan Levy ALBANY – They were standing elbow to elbow at the State Capitol on Monday, education reform advocates, most of them from the New York City area, and they … Continue reading

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EXO U Inc. and WebServices for Education (WSE) announce a partnership for integrating technologies and speeding up …

MONTREAL , March 3, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ – EXO U, a leader in the development of digital education platforms, and WSE, a digital education specialist, have partnered to enable France to become a world leader in this field. The increasing … Continue reading

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