Education companies shares up at the close of trading

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

Apollo Group rose $1.25 or 4.9 percent, to $26.81.

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Career Education Corp. rose $.18 or 3.1 percent, to $5.91.

DeVry Education Group Inc. rose $1.25 or 2.8 percent, to $45.26.

Strayer Education Inc. rose $3.20 or 4.7 percent, to $71.31.