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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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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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DeVry Brasil to Acquire Faculdade Ideal

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– DeVry Education Group (DV), a global provider of educational services, today announced that DeVry Brasil has entered into an agreement to acquire Faculdade Ideal (Faci). Located in Belém, Pará in northern Brazil, Faci currently serves approximately … Continue reading

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DeVry Brasil to Acquire Faculdade Ideal

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– DeVry Education Group (DV), a global provider of educational services, today announced that DeVry Brasil has entered into an agreement to acquire Faculdade Ideal (Faci). Located in Belém, Pará in northern Brazil, Faci currently serves approximately … Continue reading

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Obvious Flaws Weaken New Education Efficiency Index

A recent report from GEMS Education Solutions, a London-based education consultancy, titled “The Efficiency Index: Which education systems deliver the best value for the money,” is admirable in its aim. Using the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) scores from … Continue reading

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Obvious Flaws Weaken New Education Efficiency Index

A recent report from GEMS Education Solutions, a London-based education consultancy, titled “The Efficiency Index: Which education systems deliver the best value for the money,” is admirable in its aim. Using the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) scores from … Continue reading

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