The fight to keep City College of San Francisco open continued Thursday in a local courtroom where attorneys argued that the practices a regional commission used in deciding to revoke the school’s accreditation do not amount to proper due process.
The city of San Francisco and a teacher’s union both asked a Superior Court judge on Monday for a preliminary injunction blocking the revocation of accreditation of City College of San Francisco in July.
The regional panel that decided last month to revoke the accreditation of City College of San Francisco effective next year is now under increased review itself after state legislators Wednesday approved a request to audit the organization.
Students from City College of San Francisco took over City Hall Tuesday night, protesting a recent decision by a regional panel to revoke the school’s accreditation and to seek Mayor Ed Lee’s help.
City College of San Francisco teachers and their advocates say a decision to revoke the school’s accreditation should be overturned after the U.S. Department of Education issued a letter finding fault with the regional panel that made the decision.