Federal Judge Bashes Accreditor and Awards Damages to Massage School

A federal judge in Virginia has reversed an accreditor’s decision to revoke the accreditation of a massage school in Missouri, and has taken the unusual step of awarding monetary damages to the institution.

In March 2012, the Accrediting Commission of Career Colleges and Schools notified the Professional Massage Training Center, in Springfield, Mo., that its accreditation had been revoked. The commission said the training center “lacked administrative continuity and