North Texas’ Golf Academy of America, Brightwood Colleges to shutter

A Birmingham, Alabama-based company that operates private, for-profit colleges is closing multiple locations across the country.

Due to a loss of accreditation brought about by its deteriorating finances, Education Corporation of America is closing more than 70 Virginia College, Brightwood College, Brightwood Career Institute, Ecotech Institute and Golf Academy of America locations in 21 states, according to The Associated Press. New England College of Business is not closing.

Brightwood College…