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The Office of Higher Education provides consumer protection for students and potential students at private occupational schools, hospital-based schools and barber/hairdresser schools in Connecticut.  Schools which meet statutory requirements are authorized to operate in Connecticut by the Executive Director of the Office of Higher Education.



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