Case: American Public Education
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NEW YORK, NY – August 10, 2017 – Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) is investigating claims on behalf of investors of American Public Education, Inc. (“American Public Education” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ APEI).  Investors who purchased shares of American Public Education securities may be affected.

On August 8, 2017 after the market closed, American Public Education disclosed in a Form 10-K filing that it received a Civil Investigative Demand, or CID, dated July 31, 2017, relating to an investigation of alleged unfair or deceptive acts or practices by American Military University (“AMU”) in connection with the recruitment and retention of students and the financing of education. AMU is operated by American Public University System, Inc., a wholly owned operating subsidiary of American Public Education.  The CID requires the production of documents and information relating to recruitment, enrollment, job placement and other matters.

On August 9, 2017, American Public Education’s share price fell $2.70 per share, or approximately 12.5%, to close at $18.95 per share.

If you are an investor in American Public Education and would like to discuss our investigation, please contact us by emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or by calling 800-290-1952.

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Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP, with offices in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago and New Jersey, has many years of experience in prosecuting investor class actions. For more information about Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP, you may visit our website at www.kaplanfox.com.  If you have any questions about this Notice, the action, your rights, or your interests, please contact:

Donald R. Hall
KAPLAN FOX & KILSHEIMER LLP
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Laurence D. King
KAPLAN FOX & KILSHEIMER LLP
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Attorneys: Laurence D. King, Donald R. HallPamela A. Mayer