National Labor College shutting down

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Dive Brief:

  • The National Labor College says its board has decided to close the school amid money problems.
  • In 2012, the college said it would sell its campus and move its programs entirely online, but a deal to sell the property fell through.
  • The college’s president said that it did not yet have a specific date for closure and that it would probably take months to shut down the school.

Dive Insight:

The Washington, D.C.-area school started in 1969 and has granted undergraduate degrees since 1997. It was started by the AFL-CIO to promote education and training for union leaders and members.

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Topic: Higher Ed