Pelosi decides to join the fight

January 22, 2014 The Guardsman 4

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.

Mayor Lee refuses to chime in on issues

November 22, 2013 The Guardsman 4

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,”

Politicians reject AJJCJ actions

November 22, 2013 The Guardsman 4

A public forum was held at City College on Nov. 7, headed by Congresswoman Jackie Speier, D-Hillsborough, Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto and Sen. Jim Beall, D-San Jose, to address the serious issues that have been evoked by the decisions of the accrediting commission.

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ACCJC trapped in its own web

November 3, 2013 The Guardsman 4

With lawsuits filed against the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges from the California Federation of Teachers and San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera, it is now the commission’s turn to be put under the microscope.

Protests against school’s closure continues

October 16, 2013 The Guardsman 11

By Tim Maguire:

The momentum to keep City College open and accessible continues to build as over 100 students, faculty and staff demonstrated at the Accrediting Commission of Community and Junior Colleges’ main office in Novato on Oct. 11.