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ACCJC president Barbara Beno looks through her 
correspondence regarding the decision to disaccredit CCSF. (PHOTO BY HANNAH ALBARAZI)

Accreditation Commission President Testifies Commission Was Quick To Discredit CCSF

The president of the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges testified in San Francisco Superior Court that she did not provide CCSF enough time to respond to perceived deficiencies during their accreditation process.

10/28/2014

Protesters outside a meeting on the future of City College of San Francisco Wednesday. (KCBS)

San Francisco City College Heads To Court In Showdown With Accrediting Commission

A non-jury trial is underway in California Superior Court to determine if an accrediting evaluation of San Francisco City College was unfair or unlawful.

10/27/2014

Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates. (CBS)

Berkeley’s Pathways Program Includes Guarantees Of Higher Education For Students With C Averages

The City of Berkeley and Berkeley City College are joining forces as part of an ongoing effort to insure students have a pathway to college.

10/14/2014

City College of San Francisco. (CBS)

Judge Allows San Francisco To Proceed With Lawsuit To Stop City College’s Disaccreditation

A judge ruled this morning that a lawsuit filed on behalf of beleaguered City College of San Francisco against a regional accrediting commission can continue despite the school’s accreditation no longer being in imminent danger of revocation.

07/16/2014

City College of San Francisco. (CBS)

City College SF Likely To Retain Accreditation As College Commission Changes Rules

City College of San Francisco is expected to retain its accreditation and will not be forced to close. On Wednesday, the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges proposed new rules in a turn of events.

06/11/2014

Students at City College of San Francisco clash with police in front of Conlan Hall on March 13, 2014. (Anya Komisaryk)

CCSF Students File Claim Against City, College District After Alleged Police Beatings During Protest

Two students from City College of San Francisco are planning to sue the school and the San Francisco Police Department after they say they were beaten up by officers after a campus protest in March.

05/27/2014

Students at City College of San Francisco clash with police in front of Conlan Hall on March 13, 2014. (Anya Komisaryk)

Students Occupy City College Of SF Administration Building Hours After Standoff With Police

Student protesters are occupying the administration building at the City College of San Francisco after a clash with campus police on Thursday, involving a student being pepper sprayed and others subdued with batons, resulted in two arrests.

03/14/2014

Students at City College of San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Commission That Revoked SF City College’s Accreditation Facing Audit

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.

08/21/2013

City College of San Francisco students during a sit-in at San Francisco City Hall on August 20, 2013. (CBS)

SF City College Students Occupy City Hall, Seek Mayor’s Help

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.

08/20/2013

City College of San Francisco. (CBS)

KCBS In Depth: Crisis At City College Of San Francisco

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.

07/15/2013

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