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4 hrs ago | Miami Today

Book publishers tell South Florida stories

South Florida produces more than enough happenings to keep a book publisher busy for years.

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Related Topix: Random House, Publishing, Media, Simon & Schuster, Kaplan

5 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Rosy Simas Danse Explores Native American Ancestry at The Dance Center, 10/16-18

The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago presents the Chicago debut of Rosy Simas Danse in a mixed-media solo dance work, We Wait In The Darkness.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Columbia College Chicago, Photography, Arts

8 hrs ago | Reuters

Education Management restructuring to lower debt by $1.1 bln

Education Management Corp said it would undertake a financial restructuring that would reduce its debt by about $1.1 billion and would seek a waiver of all financial covenants through June under an amendment to its credit facility.

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9 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Education Management Reaches Agreement In Principle With Creditors On Debt Restructuring

The company's Board of Directors has approved the restructuring. "We believe this plan, which will convert a significant portion of our debt into equity and result in a vastly improved capital structure with lower interest expense and extended maturities, is in the best interests of all stakeholders, most importantly our students," said , Education ... (more)

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Related Topix: Education Management

9 hrs ago | Business Journal

EDMC's debt restructuring will keep campuses, programs open

Education Management Corp. said Wednesday it had reached an agreement with its creditors that will reduce its $1.5 billion debt to about $400 million and allow EDMC's campuses and academic programs to continue.

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13 hrs ago | TechCrunch

Zuckerberg-backed Panorama Teams With Harvard To Open Source Its Student Survey

Panorama Education , the Y-Combinator education startup backed by the likes of Mark and Pricilla Zuckerberg's Startup:Education, Google Ventures and other notable investors, is today announcing a partnership with Harvard University's Graduate School of Education that speaks to how the startup is evolving its core business model.

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Related Topix: Harvard University, Education Etc.

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Resource Investing News

Ethan Park Expects to Harvest a Bumper Crop from Potash and Phosphate Juniors

Ethan Park of Extract Capital could teach a college graduate-level course on the differences between phosphate and potash.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Mosaic, Software

Forbes.com

Use Options For a Chance To Buy Bright Horizons Family Solutions at an 18% Discount

Looking back to 153 days ago, Bright Horizons Family Solutions, Inc priced a 7,000,000 share secondary stock offering at $36.75 per share.

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Related Topix: Bright Horizons Family Solutions, Financial Markets

NewsBusters.org

Major Newspapers Skew 15-1 Against For-Profit Colleges

The Obama administration continues its push to regulate for-profit colleges and national media outlets have joined in and overwhelmingly taken the side of bigger government.

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Broward-Palm Beach

Freekbass Says, "I Think of Myself as a Drummer Who Plays Notes"

"I think of myself as a drummer who plays notes," the man known as Freekbass explained to New Times about his distinctive style of playing the bass.

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Related Topix: Oberlin College, Funk, Bootsy Collins, Comedy Movies, August, Drama Movies

Business Journal

EDMC could be sold in debt deal

Could Education Management Corp. be close to a debt deal? Lenders including KKR could become the owners of EDMC under a restructuring deal that could be announced next week, according to The New York Post.

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Related Topix: Education Management, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services

Business Journal

EDMC could be sold in debt deal

Lenders including KKR could become the owners of EDMC under a restructuring deal that could be announced next week, according to The New York Post.

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Related Topix: Education Management, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Cohen Group, Consulting

Breaking All The Rules

Read the entire "Corporatocracy" essay

Learning is a noble pursuit, but the ancient Greek text is one of the few places where the Socratic Method survives.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Lee

AmericanBankingNews.com

Universal Technical Institute Rating Increased to Neutral at Zacks

The firm currently has a $12.00 target price on the stock. Zacks 's price target would suggest a potential upside of 6.67% from the company's current price.

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Related Topix: Universal Technical Institute

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Voice of America

US Seeks Life in Prison for bin Laden Son-in-law Abu Ghaith

In this courtroom sketch, from left, Suleiman Abu Ghaith stands next to his attorney, Stanley Cohen, as courtroom deputy Andrew Mohan, reads the verdict and Judge Lewis Kaplan, right, listens, March 26, 2014 at federal court in New York.

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Related Topix: Prison, Kaplan, Osama bin Laden, Terrorism

Christian Retailing

Alpha Omega Names New President

Christian curriculum publisher Alpha Omega Publications has named Denise Laudenbach president of the company.

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WHAS11

After 'last-minute' talks, Centre cancels Ky Senate debate

Centre College announced Monday it has canceled its effort to host a U.S. Senate debate after no agreement could be reached between Sen. Mitch McConnell and Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Centre College, Louisville, KY

MLive.com

It's a new school year for Muskegon Heights students, and new school buildings for many

It was back to school Monday, Aug. 25 for Muskegon Heights students who got more than a week's head start on other public school students in Muskegon County.

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Related Topix: Muskegon Heights, MI, Muskegon County, MI, Mosaica Education

InformationWeek

Best practice idea from enterprise applications vendor

The idea this educational came up with seems like a clone of ERP market best practices where by the metrics and financials of customers of SAP, for example, are aggregated and turned into by-industry benchmarks for all SAP customers.

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KXVO

BizEd Magazine Receives Eleven Industry Awards, Including 2014 Magazine of the Year

Along with this distinction, FMA presented five other awards to BizEd , including Best Overall Magazine from the 'Association' category.

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Related Topix: The Association, Pop/Rock, Publishing

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