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Rally at City College of San Francisco Turns Violent; Students Released From Jail

March 14, 2014 | 10:30 am

Rally at City College of San Francisco Turns Violent; Students Released From Jail

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Sit-in demonstrators want resignation of special trustee and end of student payment plan.

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Advocates for City College of San Francisco In Court to Keep School Open

December 27, 2013 | 12:33 pm

Advocates for City College of San Francisco In Court to Keep School Open

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CCSF faculty and city officials try to persuade a judge to block disaccreditation of the college.

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City College of San Francisco Gets New Chancellor — With Anti-terrorism Skills

October 16, 2013 | 6:25 pm

City College of San Francisco Gets New Chancellor — With Anti-terrorism Skills

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Arthur Tyler won’t have much power at first, as embattled CCSF fights for accreditation.

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CCSF Finds Another Way to Avoid Closure

September 5, 2013 | 9:20 am

CCSF Finds Another Way to Avoid Closure

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A little-known clause in the bylaws of the accrediting agency may save CCSF from shutting down.

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SF City Attorney Sues To Keep City College Open

August 22, 2013 | 1:39 pm

SF City Attorney Sues To Keep City College Open

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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 […]

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City College of San Francisco Enrollment Plunges After Threatened Accreditation Loss

July 25, 2013 | 8:48 am

City College of San Francisco Enrollment Plunges After Threatened Accreditation Loss

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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 […]

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Controversy Rages Over Possible Closure of City College of San Francisco

July 10, 2013 | 12:54 pm

Controversy Rages Over Possible Closure of City College of San Francisco

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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 […]

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Protesters Occupy City College of San Francisco

February 22, 2013 | 5:16 pm

Protesters Occupy City College of San Francisco

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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 […]

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Coalition Rallies to Fight Cuts at San Francisco City College

February 6, 2013 | 11:32 am

Coalition Rallies to Fight Cuts at San Francisco City College

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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 […]

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Vocational Students Get More Protections

September 27, 2012 | 10:58 am

Vocational Students Get More Protections

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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 […]

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