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Butler business school closes without warning

Allegedly violating state law, Butler Business School in Bridgeport and two other Connecticut sister schools have closed without a 60-day notification, according to the Connecticut Post.

The private occupational schools, which awards certificates and not degrees, have left roughly 1,200 students stranded without a diploma and some with more than $20,000 in student loan debt, the CT Post reported.

Schools are required to notify the Office of Higher Education at least 60 days in advance of closing. However, a representative from the schools’ parent organization, didn’t notify officials until Dec. 30.




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Jennifer Bissell

Jennifer Bissell is a reporter for both the Fairfield and Westchester business journals. Previously she attended the University of Minnesota and contributed to several regional publications including the St. Paul Pioneer Press, St. Cloud Times and Twin Cities Business magazine.

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