Congress investigates ED in wake of abrupt Art Institute closures

July 30, 2019 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh shuttered abruptly in March, locking out students and breaking rules set by accreditation agencies on how to properly close schools. The building was quickly looted of art and textbooks and now sits quietly in the Strip District.

But the saga over the messy collapse of Dream Center Education Holdings — the California nonprofit that took control of the Art Institute college chain from Pittsburgh-based Education Management Corp. in 2017— is just heating up in Washington.

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