Tag: City College of San Francisco
Ruling expected this week to block accrediting agency’s closure decision or reject lawsuits against it.
CCSF faculty and city officials try to persuade a judge to block disaccreditation of the college.
By Ana Tintocalis Years of budget cuts have been brutal for California’s 112 community colleges. The hard times also have exposed deficits in management at nearly a quarter of the colleges, including the system’s biggest: City College of San Francisco. CCSF is the only school at risk of losing its accreditation. Enter Robert Agrella, the […]
by Charla Bear and Jon Brooks Update 2:10 p.m. For those City College of San Francisco supporters who were hoping for a reversal of a commission’s decision to rescind CCSF’s accreditation: Not so fast. Their optimism was based solely on a Department of Education finding that the commission did not comply with a handful of […]
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 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 […]
By Rachael Marcus and Charla Bear Fewer than half of students in California’s community colleges are completing their degrees, and Bay Area community colleges are no exception, according to new data released by the California Community Colleges on April 9. De Anza College in Cupertino had the highest graduation/certificate completion rate, at 66.6 percent, and Merritt College in Oakland […]