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ITT Technical Institute campus shuttered in Madison

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MADISON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

More than 100 students and faculty at the ITT Technical Institute in Madison face an uncertain future.

The ITT campuses were permanently closed nationwide after the government cut off new taxpayer funding for tuition

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The Director received his termination notice at 6 a.m. Tuesday, along with some 22 other staffers.

The closures come after the Department of Education recently banned the for-profit college operator from enrolling new students who accepted financial aid for tuition.

"I just think that the Department of Education and the issue with ITT it was determined that we could no longer sustain ourselves so they closed the school," said former Director Martin Dempsey. 

The company has been under the microscope after concerns were raised about ITT Technical's financial viability. 

According to one report, The Department of Education sent an email to ITT's 35,000 enrolled students nationwide listing options available to them.

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