Bill Targets Caribbean Medical School With Eye on Texas

For more than a year, a foreign medical school has been seeking approval to operate in Texas, and its controversial bid has overcome a number of roadblocks. This legislative session, a recently filed bill will put it to one more high-stakes test.

What the American University of the Caribbean, a for-profit medical school owned by DeVry Inc., wants is a certificate of authority from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. This would allow it to send some Texas students back to their home state to complete their third and fourth years of medical school, which consist of clerkships and clinical ...

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