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List of Decisions of the Secretary

Not Assigned Docket Numbers:

State of South Carolina (Order) (Issued: 10/30/15)
State of South Carolina (Order Denying Request for Hearing) (Issued: 05/22/12)
State of South Carolina (Significant Order) (Issued: 11/15/11)
State of Washington (Issued: 04/29/91)
State of Washington (Issued: 01/03/91)
Eastern Technical School (Issued: 01/05/90)
State of Connecticut (Issued: 11/24/89)
American Business College (Issued: 05/30/89)
North American Education Center (Issued: 02/23/89)
D'Or School of Cosmetology and D'Or Beauty College (Issued: 12/12/88)
Miss Connie Kershaw's Beauty Academy (Issued: 12/06/88)
Bowling Green Junior College (Issued: 07/14/88)
Miss Connie Kershaw's Beauty Academy (Issued: 12/06/88)
Platt Junior College (Issued: 11/17/88)
Iowa Student Loan Liquidity Corporation (Issued: 01/11/08)
American Education Services/PHEAA (Issued: 01/11/08)

Assigned Docket Numbers:


2017 Docket Numbers:
17-EXT-0001, G (Section 504 Complaint)
17-56-O, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

2016 Docket Numbers:
16-44-O, Accrediting Council for Indpendent Colleges and Schools
16-58-R, WV Dep't of Educ. and the Arts, Div. of Rehab. Svcs.

2015 Docket Numbers:

2014 Docket Numbers:
14-7-O, Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
14-10-O, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges
14-37-SP, Bio-Chi Institute of Massage Therapy, LLC

2013 Docket Numbers:
13-04-SP, Kevosnik School of Hair Design
13-41-O, New Mexico Public Education Department
13-43-O, State of South Carolina (Interlocutory Decision)
13-43-O, State of South Carolina
13-52-SP, Visions in Hair Design Institute of Cosmetology
13-54-SP, Camden County College
13-68-SF, Lincoln University
13-58-SP, Institute of Medical Education

2012 Docket Numbers:
12-18-SA, Northwest Florida State College
12-32-SA, Central State University
12-35-R, Georgia Department of Education (Interlocutory Decision)
12-35-R, Georgia Department of Education
12-44-SA, Barber-Scotia College (Order to Set Aside and Remand)
12-45-SP, Rose Training Institute
12-53-SP, Tri-State College
12-55-SP, Fortis College
12-59-SA, Institute of Medical Education
12-65-SA, Technical Career Institute
12-66-SP, Technical Career Institute

2011 Docket Numbers:
11-09-SA, Nightingale Medical Institute
11-30-SF, Virginia Polytechnic and State University (Decision of Secretary After Remand Decision)
11-30-SF, Virginia Polytechnic and State University (Decision of Secretary and Order of Remand)
11-33-R, Application of the Pennsylvania Department of Education
11-55-SA, Central State University (Decision of the Secretary and Order of Remand)
11-55-SA, Central State University (Order Vacating Decision on Remand)
11-56-SF, Washington State University
11-71-SP, Galiano Career Academy (Decision of Secretary and Order of Remand)
11-71-SP, Galiano Career Academy (Decision of Secretary after Remand Decision)
11-83-SP, Helma Institute of Massage Therapy
11-86-I, Central Kitsap School District

2010 Docket Numbers:
10-16-SA, New York Paralegal School

2009 Docket Numbers:
09-02-SP, Willoughby-Eastlake School of Practical Nursing
09-02-SP, Willoughby-Eastlake School of Practical Nursing (Order)
09-05-R, State of California (Order Granting Petition for Interlocutory Review)
09-05-R, State of California (Decision)
09-22-SA, Star Technical Institute
09-56-SF, Tartleton State University

2008 Docket Numbers:
08-03-O, American Academy of Liberal Education
08-06-SA, Rosslyn Training Academy of Cosmetology
08-17-SA, Columbia Beauty School (Order)
08-36-SA, Quality College of Culinary Careers
08-49-SF, AIMS Academy

2007 Docket Numbers:
07-18-ST, Harrison Career Institute (Order of Remand)
07-25-O, New England Assoc. of Schools & Colleges, Comm'n on Tech. & Career Institutions
07-26-O, Committee on Accreditation of the American Board of Funeral Service Education
07-41-SP, EDNET Career Institute
07-41-SP, EDNET Career Institute (Order Denying Reconsideration)
07-52-SA, International Junior College (Remand)
07-52-SA, International Junior College (Decision)
07-55-SA, Harrison Career Institute (Order of Remand)
07-57-SF, HDS Truck Driving Academy
07-63-SA, Harrison Career Institute (Order of Remand)

2006 Docket Numbers:
06-21-SP, International Renowned Beauty Academy
06-22-SP, Decker College
06-24-SP, College America-Denver
06-62-SA, Livingstone College (Order of Dismissal)

2005 Docket Numbers:
05-01-SP, Wrightco Technologies Technical Training Institute
05-49-SA, Gibson's Barber & Beauty College
05-60-ST, Harrison Career Institute (Order of Remand)
05-78-SP, Compton Community College District


2004 Docket Numbers:
04-08-SA, Interactive Learning Systems
04-20-SP, Bryant & Stratton College (Order of Remand)
04-22-SA, Alcorn State University
04-24-SP, Avalon Beauty College
04-27-SP, Vernon's Kansas School of Cosmetology
04-41-SF, Powder Springs Beauty College


2003 Docket Numbers:
03-06-SA, Stage One, The Hair School
03-07-SP, Stage One, The Hair School
03-94-SA, Euro Hair Design Institute
03-95-SA, Euro Hair Design Institute
03-100-SP, American Business College
03-100-SP, American Business College (Final Decision)


2002 Docket Numbers:
02-78-SP, Trocaire College


2001 Docket Numbers:
01-06-SP, Business Training Institute
01-13-EA, Hamilton Professional Schools
01-14-ST, Hamilton Professional Schools
01-26-SP, Stenotopia Business School
01-30-SP, International Institute of Chinese Medicine


2000 Docket Numbers:
00-6-O, The Council on Naturopathic Medical Education
00-56-SP, Wright Business School
00-60-R, Application of Virgin Islands Department of Education


1999 Docket Numbers:
99-81-I, Zuni Public School District #89 and Gallup-McKinley Public Schools
99-15-SA, Humphreys College
99-29-SA, Saint Louis University (Order of Remand)
99-29-SA, Saint Louis University (Final Decision)


1998 Docket Numbers:
98-4-SP, Truck Driving Academy
98-7-SP, Spartan Health Sciences University of School of Medicine
98-14-ST, Benjamin Franklin Career & Technical Education Center
98-16-SP, Ocean County Vocational Institute
98-21-SP, Texas College
98-49-ST, Bjorn's Hairstyling Academy
98-62-ST, TRC Jan Mar Beauty Academy
98-62-ST2, TRC Jan Mar Beauty Academy
98-72-SA, Cannella Schools of Hair Design
98-73-SA, Cannella Schools of Hair Design
98-97-ST, Westchester School of Beauty Culture
98-98-O, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions of the American Bar Association
98-108-SA, Excelsis Beauty College
98-109-SP, Modern Trend Beauty School
98-113-SA, Page's University of Cosmetology
98-123-EA, North Carolina Academy of Cosmetic Art
98-129-ST, North Carolina Academy of Cosmetic Art
98-131-SP, Roxborough Memorial Hospital School of Nursing
98-133-ST, Drake School of the Bronx
98-141-SA, Contempo School of Beauty
98-145-SA, Roxbury Community College


1997 Docket Numbers:
97-1-SP, Anthony's Barber Styling College
97-11-ST, La Newton School of Beauty Culture
97-15-SP, Cabot Colleges
97-19-ST, Jon Louis School of Beauty
97-19-ST2, Jon Louis School of Beauty
97-22-ST, Ambassador Beauty College
97-46-SP, Chattachoochee Technical Institute
97-55-I, Bellevue Public Schools
97-61-SF, Universidad Eugenio Maria de Hostos
97-82-SP, College America, Portland
97-94-SP, Beth Medrash Eeyun Hatalmud
97-108-ST, Aladdin Beauty College #32
97-109-ST, Aladdin Beauty College #21 & #26
97-122-ST, Hair Design Institute
97-124-ST, Academy for Career Education
97-141-ST, Rogie's School of Beauty Culture
97-161-SP, Magic Touch Beauty Institute
97-164-ST, International Junior College
97-169-ST, Interactive Learning Systems
97-172-ST, Michigan Barber School
97-181-SP, Instituto de Educacion Universal


1996 Docket Numbers:
96-9-SA, United Education Institute
96-16-ST, Universidad Federico Henriquez Y Carvajal
96-23-SL, Student Loan Marketing Association (Sallie Mae)
96-28-ST, Instituto de Educacion Universal
96-29-SP, Academy for Jewish Education
96-66-SP, Waukegan School of Hair Design
96-77-SP, Beth Jacob Hebrew Teachers College
96-77-SP2, B eth Jacob Hebrew Teachers College
96-93-SP, Instituto de Educacion Universal
96-95-SF, Pedigree Career Institute
96-96-ST, Valley Commercial College
96-103-SA, Instituto de Educacion Universal
96-104-ST, Syrit Computer School Systems
96-108-ST, Jon Louis School of Beauty
96-108-ST2, Jon Louis School of Beauty
96-118-SP, Tiffany's College of Hair Design
96-131-SP, Center for Advanced Studies on Puerto Rico and the Caribbean
96-131-SP2, Center for Advanced Studies on Puerto Rico and the Caribbean
96-131-SP3, Center for Advanced Studies on Puerto Rico and the Caribbean
96-135-SP, Shelby State Community College
96-136-SP, Butte Academy of Beauty Culture
96-140-SP, Midland Career Institute
96-141-SP, Midland Career Institute
96-163-SP, Bruno Academy of Beauty
96-164-SP, New Concept Beauty Academy


1995 Docket Numbers:
95-16-SA, National Beauty College
95-17-SP, Concorde Career Institute
95-21-SP, Jett College of Cosmetology and Barbering
95-44-SA, Duquoin/Trend Beauty College
95-46-SP, Delta Beauty College
95-68-ST, Wheeling College of Hair Design
95-92-SP, Parks College
95-101-SP, Ivy Tech State College
95-108-SA, Smith Business School, a/k/a International School for Career Education
95-126-ST, Chris Logan Career College
95-128-ST, Universidad Eugenio Maria de Hostos
95-131-SA, Leonard's Hollywood Beauty School
95-133-ST, National Shakespeare Conservatory
95-139-ST, Eldorado Colleges and Orange County Business College
95-139-ST2, Eldorado Colleges and Orange County Business College
95-141-ST, Cannella Schools of Hair Design
95-147-SP, Baton Rouge College
95-147-SP2, Baton Rouge College
95-152-ST, Alma's Beauty College
95-153-SP, Bojack Limited Academy of Beauty Culture
95-156-ST, National Computer College


1994 Docket Numbers:
94-4-SP, Phillips Colleges
94-6-SP, Metropolitan Career Institute
94-23-ST, Michigan College of Beauty
94-24-SP, Santa Clara Beauty College
94-27-ST, Phillips Colleges
94-30-SA, Fundacion Educativa Ana G. Mendez
94-30-SA2, Fundacion Educativa Ana G. Mendez
94-31-SA, Educational Management Systems, Inc.
94-32-SP, Mary Holmes College
94-33-SP, Phillips Junior College, Salt Lake City (UT) Campus
94-35-SP, Nassau School
94-45-ST, Beth Medrash Eeyun Hatalmud
94-45-ST2, Beth Medrash Eeyun Hatalmud
94-45-ST3, Beth Medrash Eeyun Hatalmud
94-50-ST, Derech Ayson Rabbinical Seminary
94-51-ST, Academy for Jewish Education
94-55-ST, Northeast Center for Judaic Studies
94-63-SP, Molloy College
94-66-ST, Hi-Tech Institute of Hair Design and Rickerson Beauty Academies #3 and #5
94-76-O, Application of the Virginia Department of Education
94-92-SP, Salt Lake Community College
94-95-SP, National Education Center, Bryman Campus
94-96-SP, Cosmetology College
94-102-SP, Mount Wachusett Community College
94-111-SP, Indiana Barber/Stylist College
94-122-SP, Patten College
94-125-ST, Allied Schools of Puerto Rico
94-128-SP, Massachusetts School of Barbering and Men's Haristyling
94-128-SP2, Massachusetts School of Barbering and Men's Hairstyling
94-129-SP, Blaine Hair School
94-145-SA, Catherine College
94-151-ST, Art of Beauty College
94-152-SP, Morgan Community College
94-158-ST, Commercial College
94-167-ST, Academia Arecibena de Belleza
94-174-SP, Colorado School of Travel
94-175-SP, Knoxville College
94-189-SA, Modern Hairstyling Institute
94-189-SA2, Modern Hairstyling Institute
94-190-SA, Bryant & Stratton Business Institute
94-194-SP, Amherst Career College
94-214-SP, CC's Cosmetology College


1993 Docket Numbers:
93-6-SP, Simmons School
93-7-SP, Edmondson Junior College
93-15-ST, Bliss College
93-22-ST, Cincinnati Metropolitan College
93-26-ST, Tiffany's College of Hair Design
93-28-ST, Hartford Technical Institute, Hartford, CT
93-29-SP, Nettleton Junior College
93-40-ST, Southeastern University
93-44-R, Consolidated Applications of the Pennsylvania Department of Education
93-59-SP, United Education Institute
93-61-SA, Southeastern University (Decision I)
93-61-SA, Southeastern University (Decision II)
93-71-SA, Flavio Beauty College
93-76-R, Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission
93-80-SF, International Technical Institute
93-80-ST, International Technical Institute
93-85-ST, Moore Career College
93-88-ST, San Juan City College
93-98-SA, National Training
93-98-SA2, National Training
93-98-SA3, National Training
93-106-SP, Clark Atlanta University
93-106-SP2, Clark Atlanta University
93-106-SP3, Clark Atlanta University
93-112-SP, Wyoming Technical Institute
93-136-R, Consolidated Applications of the Pennsylvania Department of Education
93-148-ST, Upsala College
93-148-ST2, Upsala College
93-151-SA, Calvinade Beauty Academy
93-154-I, Application of the Arizona Department of Education
93-156-SP, Fort Scott Community College
93-170-SP, Berk Trade and Business School
93-171-ST, Bais Fruma
93-173-ST, Royal College of Beauty


1992 Docket Numbers:
92-8-ST, San Francisco College of Mortuary Science
92-11-SP, Empire Technical School
92-20-SP, Computer Processing Institute
92-20-SP2, Computer Processing Institute
92-23-SP, Garces Commercial College
92-26-ST, Institute of Multiple Technology
92-33-ST, Yorktowne Business Institute
92-63-SP, Parks College
92-65-R, Pennsylvania State Department of Education
92-73-SA, Puerto Rico Technology and Beauty College
92-86-SP, Denver Paralegal Institute
92-91-ST, Technical Career Institute
92-94-ST, Draughon Business College
92-96-SA, State Community College of East St. Louis
92-102-SA, Southeastern University
92-102-SA2, Southeastern University
92-102-SA3, Southeastern University
92-104-ST, Federico North Fresno Beauty College
92-113-SP, Chauffeur's Training School
92-113-SP2, Chauffeur's Training School
92-113-SP3, Chauffeur's Training School
92-113-SP4, Chauffeur's Training School
92-116-R, The New York State Education Department
92-118-SP, Pan American School
92-120-R, State of Connecticut
92-121-ST, Mr. Arnold's Excellence Beauty School
92-124-SP, Health Care Training Institute
92-128-SP, Commercial Training Services, Inc.
92-129-SA, Hi-Tech Institute of Hair Design
92-131-ST, Bnai Arugath Habosem
92-132-SP, Long Beach College of Business
92-135-SP, Institute of Multiple Technology
92-142-SP, Southeastern University
92-144-SP, International Career Institute (Remand)
92-144-SP, International Career Institute (Certification)


1991 Docket Numbers:
91-4-I, Smithville R-II School District
91-4-I2, Smithville R-II School District
91-5-SP, Berk Trade & Business
91-7-ST, Electronic College and Computer Programming
91-7-ST2, Electronic College and Computer Programming
91-7-ST3, Electronic College and Computer Programming
91-7-ST4, Electronic College and Computer Programming
91-17-ST, Career Education
91-21-I, Fairbanks North Borough School District
91-24-R, The State of South Dakota
91-26-R, The Commonwealth of Virginia
91-33-ST, Payne-Pulliam School of Trade and Commerce
91-39-SP, Webster Career College
91-40-SP, Baytown Technical School
91-42-ST, RS Men's Hair Styling
91-53-SP, Empire Technical School
91-62-ST, Little French Beauty Academy
91-81-R, New York State Education Department
91-93-SA, Atlanta College of Medical and Dental Careers
91-94-SA, Pan American School
91-102-SA, Rice College
91-109-SP, Harris School of Business
91-112-SP, Associated Technical College


1990 Docket Numbers:
90-7-ST, Michigan Paraprofessional Training Institute
90-8-SA, Pennsylvania College of Straight Chiropractic
90-31-SP, Academia La Danza Artes del Hogar
90-34-ST, Puerto Rico Technology and Beauty College, and Lamec
90-34-ST2, Puerto Rico Technology and Beauty College, and Lamec
90-38-ST, Puerto Rico Technology and Beauty College, and Lamec
90-38-ST2, Puerto Rico Technology and Beauty College, and Lamec
90-47-I2, North Slope Borough School District, Alaska
90-47-I, North Slope Borough School School District, Alaska
90-56-ST, Trend Colleges
90-56-ST2, Trend Colleges
90-104-I, North Slope Borough School District


1989 Docket Numbers:
89-6-R, Application of the State of Washington
89-8-R, Marty Indian School
89-11-S, Community College of Philadelphia
89-12-SA, French Fashion Academy
89-13-S, California State University and Colleges System
89-16-S, Gulf Coast Trades Center
89-16-S2, Gulf Coast Trades Center
89-21-S, Sinclair Community College
89-32-R, State of Missouri Department of Social Services
89-35-S, Aristotle College
89-35-S2, Aristotle College
89-48-I, Lemont Township High School District #210
89-60-S, First School for Careers


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