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New Hampshire Spends Least Among States on Public Higher Education

New Hampshire spends the least on public higher education among America's 50 states. In most states in which this is true, tuitions are high. In the study, "States Investing the Most in ...
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How Average Student Loan Debt Is Much Lower in California Than New York

The burden of student debt is reaching epic proportions in the United States. This trend has grown in recent years and is expected to continue in the years ahead. It ...
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Why Credit Suisse Is Now Positive on Education Stocks

Credit Suisse made a point to highlight key education companies that stand to outperform the markets in 2016. Interestingly, some of these companies with the positive rating are in the ...
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Harvard Endowment Tops $36 Billion

Harvard's endowment rose slightly to $36.5 billion in the fiscal year that ended last June. Its figure improved 1.6%. Yale's endowment rose 7% but trailed Harvard's by a mile, with ...
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Massachusetts Has Best Public Schools in America

24/7 Wall St. reviewed education data for each state from the 2015 Quality Counts report released annually by Education Week. The report assessed measures in three broad categories that can ...
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Laureate Education Prepares for IPO

Laureate Education has registered an amended Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given in the filing, but ...
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Highest Paid University President Makes $4.6 Million

It is as much as many largest chief executive officers make. Lee Bollinger of Columbia University took home $4.6 million in 2013, the latest period for which data were available, and ...
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Laureate Education Gears Up for IPO

Laureate Education, Inc., filed an amended Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). There were no terms given in the filing ...
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Bad News on Rate of Students Going to College and Getting Degrees

More and more students who go to college and university are not finishing. They are starting the efforts, but ending without degrees. That is the message from the National Student ...
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Private College Costs 4 Times More Than Community College: Is It Worth It?

New data from the College Board show that the cost of a four-year private college averages $43,921. The average price for a two-year community college, based on the same research, ...
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Instructure Updates Financial Info in Most Recent IPO Filing

Instructure has filed an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). No pricing terms were given in the filing. The ...
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Instructure Files for IPO

Instructure has filed an S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given in the filing, but the offering ...
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Cities Spending the Most (and Least) per Student

 Through federal, state, and local funding, the U.S. public school system spends an average of $10,700 per student a year. Between differences in state policies, regional property tax values, and ...
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Richest and Poorest School Districts

Many factors determine the quality of education in a particular state, including federal, state, and local funding levels, the curriculum, and teacher and staff quality. A district's wealth, however, is ...
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America’s Most and Least Educated States: A Survey of All 50

The United States offers some of the most expensive college educations in the world, and costs have risen to record highs. The College Board found that in the most recent ...
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