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Amicus Brief: Professional Massage Training Center v. Accreditation Alliance of Career Schools and Colleges

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Amicus Brief: Professional Massage Training Center v. Accreditation Alliance of Career Schools and Colleges

April 18, 2014

This brief, filed by 22 higher education and accreditation associations including ACE, was submitted in support of the Accreditation Alliance of Career Schools and Colleges (AACSC) in this case, which is on appeal from the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. The district court judge ruled against AACSC after it revoked accreditation for the Professional Massage Training Center. The associations are concerned that, if affirmed, the district court’s ruling could unravel the great deference federal courts have historically extended to accrediting agencies.​​

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