Education companies shares down at the close of trading

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Shares of some top education companies were down at the close of trading:

Apollo Group fell $.27 or 1.6 percent, to $16.69.

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Career Education Corp. fell $.16 or 3.3 percent, to $4.68.

DeVry Education Group Inc. fell $.30 or .9 percent, to $34.96.

Strayer Education Inc. fell $.24 or .5 percent, to $51.89.