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In his editorial in the May issue, "Federal Recognition of Chiropractic: A Double Standard," Dr. H. T. Ballantine, Jr. called attention to a decision in 1974 by the U.S. Commissioner of Education that legitimatizes chiropractic as "higher education." This decision was to grant to the Council on Chiropractic Education of the American Chiropractic Association the right to accredit chiropractic colleges as institutions of higher learning, which will make them eligible for federal funding. This decision had been appealed by the Coordinating Council on Medical Education, and Dr. Ballantine called for further support for this appeal to be directed to DHEW
Chiropractic as "Higher Learning". Ann Intern Med. ;82:843. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-82-6-843
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1975;82(6):843.
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