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