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Kaplan, two former workers settle lawsuit

| Saturday, March 31, 2012 12:00 p.m

Two former employees have settled their lawsuit against a Downtown higher education center they accused of falsely claiming to comply with higher education regulations in order to obtain federal money, according to U.S. District Court documents filed on Friday.

Victoria Gatsiopoulos and Dolores Howland, who worked as instructors and advisers at Kaplan Career Institute’s ICM campus on Wood Street, claimed Kaplan violated several regulations, including one that prohibits paying recruiters based on the number of students they enroll. Kaplan denied the allegation.

Lawyers for both sides filed a motion yesterday asking U.S. District Judge Mark Hornak to dismiss the case. The motion doesn’t provide any details on the settlement, and the lawyers couldn’t be reached for comment.

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