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Dade Medical Students Protest School Shutdown

The Florida Channel
Leon County Judge John Cooper on June 30, 2022, in a screen grab from The Florida Channel.

Students at the abruptly closed Dade Medical College campuses were told Monday that they could be getting training from teachers at another program, possibly from another for-profit school, the Miami Herald reports.

Dozens of students protested at the company’s Coral Gables offices, reacting to Friday’s announcement that all six campuses have closed amid questions from U.S. Department of Education auditors, the Herald reports. A nursing program administrator at the school’s Homestead campus sent an email obtained by the Herald that says another for-profit school, Management Resource College, has been approved to take over the classes.

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