Career Education 8-K 2006
Washington, D.C. 20549
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): May 3, 2006
Career Education Corporation
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code (847) 781-3600
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On May 2, 2006, the Registrant issued a press release to report that the Third Amended Complaint had been filed in the securities class action litigation against the Registrant. A copy of the Registrants press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1, and the information contained therein is incorporated herein by reference. The information contained in this Form 8-K, including the exhibit, shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and it shall not be deemed incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.