CDI College student terminated after absences due to concussion

August 27, 2019

CDI College has reportedly terminated a student after missing multiple classes due to a concussion. Student Abby Carrothers began the dental assisting program in March and was on track to graduate by February 2020, but was terminated from the program after she suffered a concussion. Carrothers states that she missed classes during her recovery, but that she provided doctor's notes explaining her absences. CDI College told CBC that it is "currently working with this student to seek a mutually-agreed upon resolution, with the goal of the student successfully completing with no financial penalty." CBC (AB)