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ITT Tech to Close ALL Campuses, Affecting Hundreds of Thousands of Students

ITT Tech to Close All Campuses

LAKELAND (863area.com) – ITT Technical Institute is closing ALL of its campuses nationwide, including numerous campuses in Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Hialeah, Jacksonville, Lake Mary, Pensacola, Tallahassee, Tampa and West Palm Beach. According to Bloomberg, ITT Educational Services Inc. is closing more than 130 of their technical school campuses, which will leave as many as 40,000 students stranded. Current students will be able to cancel any federal student debt they incurred for their education if they decide against transferring their credits elsewhere. In a statement released Tuesday, ITT Educational Services. Inc. accused the Department of Education for the downfall of their ITT Technical Institutes. According to the statement, the federal government demanded the company produce an additional $153 million in collateral to cover possible losses. Unable to do so, the company closed all operations and terminated the majority of its more than 8,000 employees. “It is with profound regret that we must report that ITT Educational Services, Inc. will discontinue academic operations at ...

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Urban Meyer stepping down after six seasons as Florida coach

We read this article and wanted to offer our thoughts…. Could it be!!,,,, Tebow & Urban might be re-uniting soon, in Denver?!?! That would be kinda cool! —————- Here’s the article from our friends at USAtoday. —— Urban Meyer is stepping down as Florida coach, according to a release issued by the school. A press conference will be held at 6 p.m. ET to discuss the decision. Meyer and athletic director Jeremy Foley will be at the press conference. Urban Meyer has won two national championships in six seasons with Florida. CAPTION By Kim Klement, US Presswire Meyer, 46, told Foley over the weekend that he was contemplating resigning and the two finalized the plan Tuesday. Read more…

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