ACCJC

ACCJC dismissal rebuffed, City College goes to trial for its life in 18 days

The courtroom saga between City College of San Francisco and its accreditors reached a new milestone yesterday, as Superior Court Judge Curtis Karnow rejected...

It’s a trap

City College's accreditors offer the school a way out, but their past actions raise doubts whether they can be trusted

City College’s accreditors bow to pressure, amend rules to save CCSF

Keep City College of San Francisco open, or else.That's the message local and federal officials have drilled into City College's accreditors in recent weeks....

Accreditors ask City College to voluntarily terminate its own accreditation

Should City College commit educational seppuku?That seems to be the idea the accrediting commission vying to close City College of San Francisco floated in...

Democracy for none

Student protesters clash with police at City College as administrators make decisions behind closed doors

Student pepper sprayed and two arrested at City College protest UPDATED

One student protester was pepper sprayed, and others hit with batons, tackled, and arrested today at the City College of San Francisco’s main campus....

Pelosi denounces City College’s accreditors

Rep. Nancy Pelosi denounced the accreditors seeking to close City College at a press conference held yesterday at the school’s Chinatown campus.“You can be...

Injunction blocks City College closure

City College of San Francisco is safe from closure, for now. A ruling from San Francisco Superior Court Judge Curtis Karnow issued Jan. 2...

City College saved, for now (update)

Update: This post has been updated with new information, after a 5:30 press conference held by City Attorney Dennis Herrera.City College of San Francisco...

No decision yet following charged hearing to stall City College closure

At a Dec. 26 hearing in San Francisco Superior Court, the City Attorney’s office argued that City College of San Francisco should not be...

December 25 – 31, 2013

December 24, 2013
WEDNESDAY 25The Future of Farming Humanist Hall, 390 27th St, Oakl. www.humanisthall.org. 6:30-9:30pm, $5 donation. Following a potluck and social hour, this event will...

Why I’m resigning from the City College board

November 26, 2013
By Chris Jackson When I worked for the state legislature, a member once told an overly ambitious guy that there are those who get...

City and teachers seek injunction against City College closure

November 26, 2013
The plan to save City College of San Francisco took a proactive turn yesterday (Mon/25) as two separate-but-similar preliminary injunctions were being sought against the...

Schooled

Accrediting commission threatening to shutter City College gets scrutiny from Congress

Rep. Speier calls for federal accreditation reform, citing CCSF debacle

City College of San Francisco’s woes may be a catalyst for accreditation reform nationwide, US Rep. Jackie Speier (D-SF) said at a forum at...

Legal victory and congressional forum fuel fight to save City College

The fight against closure of City College reached a new milestone yesterday when a federal judge struck down a motion that might have placed...

Zombies to attack City Hall! UPDATED

We in the Bay Guardian newsroom have just received word of an impending zombie attack on City Hall. I repeat: Zombies are planning to...

Fight to save City College grows teeth and bites back

September 24, 2013
Saving City College of San Francisco became a bigger battle yesterday when the California Federation of Teachers announced a lawsuit in San Francisco Superior Court to...

Changing the narrative

ACCJC hit with city lawsuit and legislative investigation, broadening the discussion of City College's fate

Chronicle: Don’t question the City College takeover, just submit to the flawed ACCJC

August 23, 2013
I have very low expectations from editorials in the San Francisco Chronicle, which generally share a worldview with the Chamber of Commerce and carry...

SF City Attorney Dennis Herrera sues to keep City College open

City Attorney Dennis Herrera filed a suit today to block City College of San Francisco’s accreditation agency from closing down the school.The accreditation agency,...

City College’s judges get judged

City College of San Francisco had its accreditation revoked by the Accrediting Commission of Junior and Community Colleges in July, and now the ACCJC...

Protect local power and control

EDITORIAL There's a growing stench of political corruption — or, at the very least, hidden agendas aimed at subverting popular will in favor of...

*UPDATED 8/15* Tables turned: Department of Education finds City College’s accreditors out of compliance

UPDATE 8/15, 7PM: The U.S. Department of Education got back to the Guardian to explain their letter in further detail, answering the questions "Can...