Education stocks move lower with the turmoil over K12's Colorado schools and more rhetoric about...

|By:, SA News Editor

Education stocks move lower with the turmoil over K12's Colorado schools and more rhetoric about the student loan ticking time bomb still tipping sentiment. The sector is also quite clearly in the line of fire if the fiscal cliff isn't averted. Without a deal, 8.2% of all funding to programs under the Department of Education will be wiped clean. Decliners: APOL -5.4%, ESI -3.5%, COCO -3.7%, CECO -3.3%, DV -2.7%.