Federal officials told Congressmen Nancy Pelosi that City College of San Francisco’s deadline to fix its problems and is set at July 31st and cannot be extended, according to a report in SF Gate. CCSF has some 80,000 students.
Pelosi and other California politicians and education officials want the commission to extend the July 31 deadline to give the college of nearly 80,000 students more time to fix serious fiscal and governance issues and avoid closure. The college has a temporary reprieve pending the outcome of a trial in October. But officially, the July 31 deadline stands.
But the commission leaders told Pelosi that the assurances from Lynn Mahaffie, a senior accrediting director with the Education Department, contradict earlier notices from the U.S. Department of Education that the commission has already been too lenient with City College. READ MORE