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Second Look: Corinthian shares bounce

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Shares of Corinthian Colleges Inc. ticked higher Wednesday following the previous day’s selloff, which came after the for-profit education company posted a fiscal fourth-quarter loss.

Kaplan University launches Kaplan MyPath(TM) to help students tailor their education to maximize career goals

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Kaplan University today announced the launch of Kaplan MyPath(TM), a new
program that utilizes career planning and student success diagnostics to help

Higher-profit education

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Imagine trying to chat up a hottie at a bar by saying, “I’ve got a degree from the University of Phoenix.”

Obama, McCain boost for-profit educators

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Heading into the political conventions, we review the two parties’ emergent platforms with respect to higher education. As might be expected, both parties are strongly in favor of it.

That student loan, so hard to shake

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Most people struggling to pay off their student loans keep quiet about it.

Adult education offers new beginnings

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James Russell didn’t understand how letters form syllables, let alone how words link into whole statements, when he first walked into a Rio Salado College classroom eight months ago.

Money tight, loans scarce, some do college in 3 years

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For most students, college is a four-year rite of passage – a time to dabble in multiple subjects before settling on a major or a chance to spend a semester abroad – with frat parties sprinkled in bet

Students prefer intensive courses

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As for-profit higher education has attracted more students, many in nonprofit higher education have wondered about which qualities of the for-profit sector are worth considering for adoption and which aren’t. That was part of the impetus for a study conducted at the University of Texas at Austin on how students respond to "intensive" courses – those taught on a tighter than normal schedule, with more class time each week, but fewer weeks. Such courses are common in for-profit higher education and online higher education, but are far less common at traditional, residential institutions.

Apollo Group posts 2nd-quarter loss

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Apollo Group has lost $32 million in the fiscal second quarter because of a charge related to a class action lawsuit. Shares declined in Thursday's aftermarket trading session, as adjusted profit and sales both missed Wall Street expectations. The Phoenix-based education company, which operates the University of Phoenix posted a loss of $32 million, or …

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