Assemblymember Concerned That State Funds Earmarked for Education Will Go To CCSF Legal Fees

Assemblymember Concerned That State Funds Earmarked for Education Will Go To CCSF Legal Fees

Midway through the week-long trial of a lawsuit filed by San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera against an accreditation commission that trying to disaccredit City…

Accreditation Commission President Admits They Were Quick to Disaccredit CCSF

Accreditation Commission President Admits They Were Quick to Disaccredit CCSF

The president of the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges testified in San Francisco Superior Court this afternoon that she did not provide the…

CCSF Trial Begins, Chancellor Testifies College Does Not Deserve Termination

CCSF Trial Begins, Chancellor Testifies College Does Not Deserve Termination

The chancellor of California community colleges testified in Superior Court today that he believes a commission’s decision to terminate the accreditation of City College of…

Judge Allows City College Lawsuit to Continue Against Accrediting Commission

Judge Allows City College Lawsuit to Continue Against Accrediting Commission

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…

Reprieve For City College Of SF? Accrediting Commission Might Offer Extension To Avert Closure

Reprieve For City College Of SF? Accrediting Commission Might Offer Extension To Avert Closure

City College of San Francisco may be able to keep its doors open, at least for now. New rules proposed by the Accrediting Commission for…

As Accreditation Revocation Looms, State Lawmakers Demand Extension For CCSF Fixes

As Accreditation Revocation Looms, State Lawmakers Demand Extension For CCSF Fixes

State lawmakers are asking a regional accrediting commission for more time before it revokes City College of San Francisco’s accreditation. The state Senate today unanimously…

CCSF Students Injured In Protest File Lawsuit (Video)

CCSF Students Injured In Protest File Lawsuit (Video)

Students who said they were seriously injured and arrested at a protest at City College of San Francisco in March today filed administrative claims against…

Officials Say City College Deserves More Time To Fix Shortcomings

Officials Say City College Deserves More Time To Fix Shortcomings

Elected leaders this week are calling on the Accreditation Commission for Community and Junior Colleges to give City College of San Francisco more time to…

CCSF Chancellor’s Promises Of “Respectful Discourse” Met With Skepticism

CCSF Chancellor’s Promises Of “Respectful Discourse” Met With Skepticism

City College of San Francisco Chancellor Art Tyler plans to propose initiatives to promote respectful dialogue on campus and calling for an independent review of…

CCSF Students, Faculty Protest Pepper Spraying And Arrest Of Students

CCSF Students, Faculty Protest Pepper Spraying And Arrest Of Students

After a protest that led to City College of San Francisco students being pepper sprayed and arrested on campus Thursday, students and faculty came to…

Students Pepper Sprayed, Arrested During Rally At CCSF Against School’s Special Trustee (Video)

Students Pepper Sprayed, Arrested During Rally At CCSF Against School’s Special Trustee (Video)

Two students were arrested this afternoon during a protest rally at City College of San Francisco and a group continues to occupy an administration building…

“The lack of transparency that we have seen needs to change”: Supe Campos Calls Out CCSF’s “Special Trustee”

“The lack of transparency that we have seen needs to change”: Supe Campos Calls Out CCSF’s “Special Trustee”

City College of San Francisco should have its elected Board of Trustees restored by state officials who last year installed a special trustee to oversee…

Leno: Uncertainty Over CCSF Accreditation Has Caused “A vicious cycle, a downward spiral”

Leno: Uncertainty Over CCSF Accreditation Has Caused “A vicious cycle, a downward spiral”

A state senator today introduced legislation that would help stabilize funding for City College of San Francisco while the school continues its fight to stay…

Commission Denies Review Of CCSF Accreditation Decision, Paves Way For Appeal

Commission Denies Review Of CCSF Accreditation Decision, Paves Way For Appeal

A regional commission today rejected City College of San Francisco’s request to review its decision to revoke the school’s accreditation. City College officials said the…

Judge Gives CCSF A Reprieve, Says Loss Of Accreditation And Closure “would be catastrophic” For San Francisco

Judge Gives CCSF A Reprieve, Says Loss Of Accreditation And Closure “would be catastrophic” For San Francisco

City College of San Francisco students and teachers were given a reprieve today when a Superior Court judge issued a preliminary injunction blocking the July…

Judge To Rule By Friday On Motions In CCSF Accreditation Fight

Judge To Rule By Friday On Motions In CCSF Accreditation Fight

A judge said today that he will make a ruling by the end of this week on whether to block a decision by a regional…

“It’s all behind a curtain”: Advocates For CCSF Castigate Accrediting Board For Secrecy

“It’s all behind a curtain”: Advocates For CCSF Castigate Accrediting Board For Secrecy

Attorneys argued in a daylong hearing today over whether a judge should block a decision made earlier this year by a regional commission to revoke…

Saving CCSF: Judge To Hear Bids To Keep Accreditation-Challenged College In Business Today

Saving CCSF: Judge To Hear Bids To Keep Accreditation-Challenged College In Business Today

A San Francisco Superior Court judge is due to hear arguments Thursday on two separate bids for preliminary injunctions blocking City College of San Francisco’s…

“Stop the Corporate Greed” Reads Sign Carried By SF Supervisor At Market Street Rally

“Stop the Corporate Greed” Reads Sign Carried By SF Supervisor At Market Street Rally

5:25 PM: A growing crowd formed in front of the San Francisco headquarters of tech company Twitter this evening as part of a protest demanding…

SF City Attorney, Teachers Union Seek Injunction Protecting City College From Loss Of Accreditation

SF City Attorney, Teachers Union Seek Injunction Protecting City College From Loss Of Accreditation

The city of San Francisco and a teacher’s union both asked a Superior Court judge today for a preliminary injunction blocking the revocation of accreditation…

Body Of Missing CCSF Student Washes Up In San Leandro

Body Of Missing CCSF Student Washes Up In San Leandro

A man whose body was found at the San Leandro Marina on Friday has been identified by the Alameda County coroner’s bureau as 20-year-old Derrick…

SFPD Seeking Man Who Disappeared On His Way To Classes At CCSF (Photos)

SFPD Seeking Man Who Disappeared On His Way To Classes At CCSF (Photos)

San Francisco police are asking for the public’s help in finding a 20-year-old man who went missing after heading to class at City College last…

Commission That Wants To Revoke CCSF’s Accreditation To Face Yet Another Lawsuit

Commission That Wants To Revoke CCSF’s Accreditation To Face Yet Another Lawsuit

A regional accrediting commission is facing yet another lawsuit from supporters of City College of San Francisco over the commission’s decision earlier this year to…

New CCSF Chancellor Promises “We will get the accreditation done”

New CCSF Chancellor Promises “We will get the accreditation done”

City College of San Francisco has a new chancellor but his power will be limited while a special trustee oversees the embattled school’s efforts to…

New CCSF Chancellor Has Overseen Other Schools With Accreditation Troubles

New CCSF Chancellor Has Overseen Other Schools With Accreditation Troubles

City College of San Francisco today announced that its new chancellor will be Arthur Q. Tyler, a former administrator at community colleges in Houston and…

Unions Allege That Body Seeking To De-Accredit CCSF Broke State And Federal Laws

Unions Allege That Body Seeking To De-Accredit CCSF Broke State And Federal Laws

A lawsuit was filed today by two teachers’ unions on behalf of City College of San Francisco seeking a court injunction to prevent the school…

Illegal Business Practices Alleged In Herrera’s Suit Against Commission Seeking To Revoke CCSF Accreditation

Illegal Business Practices Alleged In Herrera’s Suit Against Commission Seeking To Revoke CCSF Accreditation

San Francisco’s city attorney today filed a lawsuit seeking to block a decision by a regional accrediting panel last month to revoke the accreditation of…

State Legislators Demand Audit Of Commission That Revoked CCSF’s Accreditation

State Legislators Demand Audit Of Commission That Revoked CCSF’s Accreditation

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…

Mayor Refuses To Meet With CCSF Supporters, 26 Arrested

Mayor Refuses To Meet With CCSF Supporters, 26 Arrested

More than two-dozen City College of San Francisco students and advocates were arrested at City Hall late Tuesday night after calling on the mayor to…

CCSF Officials Appeal Decision To Pull Accreditation, Shy Away From Pointing Out Knocks On Accrediting Board

CCSF Officials Appeal Decision To Pull Accreditation, Shy Away From Pointing Out Knocks On Accrediting Board

City College of San Francisco officials on Monday submitted a formal request for review of a regional panel’s decision to revoke the school’s accreditation, but…

CCSF Teachers Celebrate Department Of Educations Drubbing Of Accrediting Commission

CCSF Teachers Celebrate Department Of Educations Drubbing Of Accrediting Commission

City College of San Francisco teachers and their advocates said today that a decision to revoke the school’s accreditation should be overturned after the U.S….

Accreditation Issues, 13.9% Enrollment Drop:  City College Urging Students To Register For Fall Classes

Accreditation Issues, 13.9% Enrollment Drop: City College Urging Students To Register For Fall Classes

City College of San Francisco officials along with state Assemblyman Phil Ting were reminding students today to register for classes this fall. Ting, D-San Francisco,…

As Hundreds Rally To Save CCSF, Mayor Lee Says “I’m not so sure that’s the best use of time”

As Hundreds Rally To Save CCSF, Mayor Lee Says “I’m not so sure that’s the best use of time”

A group of about 200 City College of San Francisco students, teachers, staff and supporters held a downtown rally this afternoon in response to news…

Students And Faculty Marching On Feds In Protest Of Plan To Pull SF City College Accreditation

Students And Faculty Marching On Feds In Protest Of Plan To Pull SF City College Accreditation

A coalition of City College San Francisco students, faculty and supporters are planning a march Tuesday to speak out against last Wednesday’s decision to terminate…

SF City College To Lose Accreditation In 2014

SF City College To Lose Accreditation In 2014

5:48 PM: City College of San Francisco teachers, administrators and advocates responded with shock and outrage to a regional accrediting commission’s announcement today that the…

CCSF Teachers Accuse Accrediting Commission Of Intimidation

CCSF Teachers Accuse Accrediting Commission Of Intimidation

City College of San Francisco’s teachers have filed a complaint against the accrediting commission that placed sanctions on the school last year, accusing the commission…

Medical Examiner Identifies Pedestrian Struck And Killed While Walking In Crosswalk

Medical Examiner Identifies Pedestrian Struck And Killed While Walking In Crosswalk

4:34 PM: A woman who was struck and killed by a pickup truck while crossing a crosswalk in San Francisco’s Sunnyside neighborhood on Wednesday evening…

Police Investigating Armed Robbery In City College Of San Francisco Bathroom

Police Investigating Armed Robbery In City College Of San Francisco Bathroom

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in a restroom at City College of San Francisco’s Ocean campus on Saturday. A crime alert issued to…

SF Schools Headlines For March 25, 2013: Skipping The Pledge, "Precision Medicine," CCSF's Summer School

“One summer, we couldn’t afford to have any sessions at all. But we’re getting things back in order and we’re able to increase this summer.”…