Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
A regional commission that is revoking City College of San Francisco’s accreditation effective next year asked a judge Monday not to consider a lawsuit that seeks to overturn the commission’s ruling.
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.
State and local teachers’ unions have filed suit in San Francisco Superior Court, in the latest attempt to save City College of San Francisco from closing next summer.
San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera filed a lawsuit Thursday seeking to stop the agency that certifies two-year colleges in the western U.S. from revoking the accreditation of City College of San Francisco.
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.
City College of San Francisco is under threat of closure, after the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) recently announced the college will lose its accreditation in July of 2014.
Dozens of San Francisco City College supporters showed up at the Burlingame Marriot to protest the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges’ three-day meeting.