Arthur Tyler won’t have much power at first, as embattled CCSF fights for accreditation.
City College of San Francisco’s struggle to survive took another turn this morning. The San Francisco city attorney’s office announced it is filing two lawsuits in an effort to keep CCSF open. City Attorney Dennis Herrera said one lawsuit is against the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), the agency that accredits two-year colleges conferring […]
By Alex Emslie City College of San Francisco is facing a heavy loss of students following the announcement early this month that the school’s accreditation will be terminated next summer if a review and appeal don’t reverse the decision. Enrollment is down 14.9 percent compared to the same time last year, and with classes starting […]
By Alex Emslie Passions are running high as supporters of City College of San Francisco attempt to pressure federal authorities to reverse the school’s loss of accreditation. Hundreds of students, staff and others marched to the local U.S. Department of Education offices Tuesday to protest the decision. The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges formally […]
By Alex Emslie A group of exhausted City College students ended a nightlong sit-in this morning after being assured that the beleaguered school’s chancellor would meet with them Monday and hold a series of town hall forums about the looming loss of accreditation threatening the school with closure. A crowd of about 100, many of […]
SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) A group of faculty, staff and students from City College of San Francisco are rallying opposition to budget cuts. At a a meeting Wednesday evening they will encourage community members to join their fight in the school’s struggle to stay accredited, an organizer said. The meeting of the Save CCSF Coalition is […]
by Jennifer Gollan, The Bay Citizen California’s private vocational schools must disclose critical details about the quality of their programs, including their accreditation status and graduation rates, under a bill signed yesterday by Gov. Jerry Brown. The law, which takes effect Jan. 1, will require vocational schools offering associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees to […]
by Erica Perez, The Bay Citizen One of the agencies that accredits San Francisco’s California Culinary Academy is questioning the veracity of the college’s reported job placement rates – ordering the school’s parent company to provide audited placement data by September in order to maintain its accreditation status. The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and […]