Unique Learning Experience, Re-accreditation, and Lawsuit Dismissal Strengthens Integrity - Research Report on Apollo Group, New Oriental, Washington Post, DeVry, and K12

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NEW YORK,  March 19, 2013  /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Wall Street Source announced new research reports highlighting Apollo
Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: APOL), New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc.
(NYSE: EDU), The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO), DeVry Inc. (NYSE: DV), and
K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge -
including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the
links below.

Apollo Group, Inc. Research Report

Online education leader Apollo Group, in partnership with prominent innovators,
provides a breakthrough online learning experience, called the Innovator's
Accelerator, which helps organizations build and sustain competitive advantage.
The Innovator's Accelerator is an immersive, web-based learning experience
designed to accelerate the innovation skills of individuals and organizations.
The company's subsidiary,  University of Phoenix, will distribute the offering
to corporations eager to bring innovation learning to thousands of employees
across their global organizations. 80 percent of the leading companies and
employers in the US believe that innovation is important for future success,
thus the creation of the Innovator's Accelerator. The Full Research Report on
Apollo Group, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and
price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.wallstsource.com/r/full_research_report/74e8_APOL]

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New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. Research Report

As a buyout for Chinese tutoring firm Ambow Education was announced,
speculations that New Oriental may also be targeted fueled its increase. 
China's  biggest private education provider rose the most since July, soaring
8.4 percent after an equity research firm noted that New Oriental is very likely
a buyout candidate. American depositary receipts of the company climbed to a
three-week high of  $16.02  on  March 15. In the second quarter of 2013, the
company maintained a healthy year-over-year top line growth of 30.4 percent,
with its Harvest the Market strategy making good progress. Top line growth was
driven by good performance of its key business lines. For the third quarter, New
Oriental expects total net revenues of  $212.4 million to $220.9 million,
representing year-over-year growth if 25 percent to 30 percent. The Full
Research Report on New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. - including
full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:
[http://www.wallstsource.com/r/full_research_report/fd6c_EDU]

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The Washington Post Company Research Report

On  March 4  Washington Post announced the completion of the sale of The Herald,
La Raza, and its other print and online products to  Washington-based Sound
Publishing. Details of the transaction were not disclosed. During the fourth
quarter of fiscal year 2012, revenue was up one percent at  $1.1 million, driven
by the increased revenues and operating income in the television broadcasting
and cable television divisions. On  April 29  the company's first quarter
financial results for fiscal year 2013 will be released. The Full Research
Report on The Washington Post Company - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.wallstsource.com/r/full_research_report/df5e_WPO]

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DeVry Inc. Research Report

The Institutional Actions Council (IAC) granted Reaffirmation of Accreditation
to  DeVry University, validating its educational programs and integrity
operations. The IAC action continues the accreditation the university,  DeVry
College  of  New York, as well as the  Keller Graduate School of Management. The
next comprehensive evaluation is set on 2019 to 2020, without focused reports or
additional evaluations required. The re-accreditation follows the university's
recent release of its Academic Annual Report, providing an overview of academic
initiatives and progress for the academic year 2011 to 2012, as well as details
on its commitment to continuous improvement of academic quality. The Full
Research Report on DeVry Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.wallstsource.com/r/full_research_report/f868_DV]

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K12 Inc. Research Report

In federal court documents filed last  March 4, the Lead Plaintiff voluntarily
dismissed the class action securities lawsuit against K12. The Lead Plaintiff
permanently dismissed the claims it made about the academic performance and
educational quality of the schools managed by the company, with the dismissal
stating that "substantial fact and expert discovery to date does not support the
academic performance and educational quality claims on the merits." Under the
settlement agreement,  $6.75 million  is to be paid into a settlement fund by
K12's insurance carriers for stockholders in the class. Subject to preliminary
and final court approval, the company resolved a related derivative lawsuit and
associated shareholder demands, in addition to the resolution of the securities
class action. The Full Research Report on K12 Inc. - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of
charge at: [http://www.wallstsource.com/r/full_research_report/165e_LRN]

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