Dream Center faces lawsuit over Art Institutes’ accreditation claims

January 18, 2019

Four Art Institute students in Chicago have filed a lawsuit against Dream Center Education Holdings, claiming the nonprofit committed fraud by failing to notify students it had lost institutional accreditation at four Art Institute campuses in January.

Dream Center — which agreed to purchase most of the Art Institute college chain from Pittsburgh-based Education Management Corp. in March 2017 — was notified on Jan. 20 that accreditation was temporarily removed from four Art Institute campuses while the sale was under review.

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