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Recourse for Local Students with ComputerTraining.edu
January 07, 2010

 Media first broke the story that sent shivers down the spines of students awaiting commencement of their spring semester of classes at ComputerTraining.edu a Hunt Valley, Md. based business with classrooms in Robinson, Pennsylvania and 23 other locations around the country. The 17 year-old business, specializing in information technology training, shut its doors on December 31, 2009. 

A statement on the company’s Web site, www.computertraining.edu, dated January 4, 2010, reported the company closed their corporate offices and their schools. Prior to the company’s closing, the business had maintained a satisfactory report with the Better Business Bureau.

Until this sudden turn of events, ComputerTraining.edu has had a history of providing good customer service and worked with the BBB to resolve consumer complaints.”

According to ComputerTraining.edu, students were told via email that, “It is with deep sadness and regret that Computertraining.edu announces it will cease operation and close all of the Computertraining.edu schools, effective immediately. These actions are due to circumstances beyond the company's control. There will be no further classes held at any of our schools.” Students were further directed to contact their local state agency to request refunds.

According to the BBB in Baltimore, Maryland where the school is headquartered, they have verified that students who have paid for, but not completed their classes with ComputerTraining.edu regardless of the state in which they were enrolled, should contact the Maryland Higher Education Commission at www.mhec.state.md.us or Mr. Les Bennett at 410-260-4535 or lbennett@mhec.state.md.us . Students can also contact the Pennsylvania Department of Education at 717.783.8228 or the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office at 800.441.2555.

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