Shares of some top education companies are down at 10 a.m.:

Apollo Group fell $.82 or 2.6 percent, to $31.20.

Career Education Corp. fell $.16 or 3.2 percent, to $4.79.

DeVryEd fell $.45 or 1.0 percent, to $43.47.

Strayer Education Inc. fell $.78 or 1.5 percent, to $52.50.