State and local teachers’ unions said they will file suit against the accrediting commission.
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 […]
City College of San Francisco officials on Monday submitted a formal request for review of a regional panel’s decision to revoke the school’s accreditation, but the request made no mention of recent criticism of the accreditors by the U.S. Department of Education. The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges announced last month that City […]
SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) — More than two dozen City College of San Francisco students and advocates were arrested at City Hall late Tuesday night after calling on the mayor to support the embattled school in its fight to maintain accreditation. A total of 26 people were detained and cited for trespassing and unlawful assembly outside […]
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 […]
Hundreds of people marched to the federal Department of Education’s offices in San Francisco Tuesday to protest City College of San Francisco’s loss of accreditation. California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris says the college’s fate is not yet sealed: The review and appeal process can last up to a year. Harris and the system’s […]
by Jon Brooks and Lisa Pickoff-White Citing slow progress in enacting recommendations to correct deficiencies, the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges has voted to terminate City College of San Francisco’s accreditation effective July 31, 2014. However, the college can ask for a review and has the right to appeal. Should CCSF fail in […]