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Outside Monitor Found Abuses in Dream Center College Operation

  The lawyer appointed to monitor the compliance of big for-profit college company EDMC with a 2015 settlement of consumer fraud charges pursued by 39 state attorneys general found a series of abuses by the operation after it had been taken over last year by a new non-profit, Dream Center Education Holdings. In his third
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Dream Center Schools Announce DeVos-Blessed Restructuring

Late today, Dream Center Education Holdings announced it would restructure its three chains of career colleges, which have been in a state of upheaval — with campus closures, layoffs, accreditor woes, and false statements to students — through the entire year that the new non-profit DCEH has operated the former EDMC for-profit schools.  In an email
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Turmoil at Dream Center Colleges Spills Open With Seattle “At-Risk” Designation

The financial and organizational turmoil at Dream Center Education Holdings (DCEH), reported to me by multiple staff in recent weeks, has spilled into the open with, at least, a new letter from the Washington state higher education oversight body. In a letter sent Thursday to the campus director of DCEH’s Art Institute of Seattle (Ai
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Students Sue Dream Center Over False Claim That School Was Accredited

With Dream Center Education Holdings (DCEH) staff members reporting signs that their non-profit operation may be on the verge of declaring bankruptcy or entering receivership, and perhaps that CEO Brent Richardson is moving on, a group of students from DCEH’s Illinois Institute of Art have just sued over the school’s false public statements that it
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Leaked Recording: Dream Center Exec Blames Durbin, EDMC, Accreditors (But Not DeVos)

In a meeting with faculty and staff of the soon-to-close Chicago campus of the Illinois Art Institute — a career school that has for decades offered programs in design, fashion, marketing, culinary, film, animation, and technology — John Crowley, a top official of the school’s owner, blamed the prior corporate ownership, the school’s accreditor, state
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Dream Center Closing Numerous ex-EDMC Campuses

A leak out of the North Carolina higher education system confirms what insiders have been telling me, and online rumors have indicated: Dream Center Education Holdings (DCEH) plans to shut down many of the Art Institutes and other campuses it acquired last year from faltering for-profit college chain EDMC. An email obtained by the Raleigh
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15 Higher Education Stories Worth Investigating

As we approach the end of 2021, here are some higher education stories that I wish I had more time to pursue now. Some of them I’ve dug into pretty deeply already, while others I haven’t done much with yet. If you have info on these matters, please let me know. Or investigate them yourself.
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Education Department Hearing Exposes Divisions on Higher Ed Abuses

1. Collegial higher ed and its consequences When I first got involved with higher education issues, about ten years ago, I observed a remarkable division: Congressional investigations and numerous media reports were highlighting blatant deceptions and abuses of students by numerous for-profit colleges. Yet in the rooms where higher education officials gathered — at Department
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