Shares of Devry Inc., which operates its namesake university, fell $1.36, or 3.7 percent, to $35.44 in afternoon trading. The stock price of The Washington Post Co., which is the parent company for Kaplan, fell $5.19 to $392.80. And shares of Education Management Corp., which operates the Art Institute and a number of universities, fell more than 5 percent, dropping $1.01 to $18.11.

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