Pelosi decides to join the fight

Pressed against the glass frame of City College’s Chinatown North Beach center on the morning of Jan. 6, faculty, staff and students listened attentively for updated accreditation information and supporting words from Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi.

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Judge delays City College’s possible loss of accreditation until after trial

San Francisco Superior Court Judge ruled on Jan. 2 that City College could not be closed until a trial determines whether the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges acted lawfully in its decision to revoke the school’s accreditation.

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Mayor Lee refuses to chime in on issues

In an opinion piece written by Lee and California’s Community College’s Chancellor Brice Harris for the San Francisco Chronicle, they said, “For CCSF, the pace of reform needs to be much faster. We also believe that City College has reached the limit of what it can do on its own,”

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Community unites against accrediting commission

Hundreds of students, faculty and community members marched to the Federal Department of Education’s office in downtown San Francisco July 9 to protest the recent decision to revoke City College’s accreditation.

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Student Trustee talks budget cuts, accreditation

On April 29, we sat down with Shanell Williams, the newly elected student trustee and now-former Associated Students president, for a conversation about her experiences with City College and the recent accreditation crisis. The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges is expected to release its final decision in early July.

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