City College Will Remain Open

Supervisor Campos' flyer under a

Supervisor Campos' flyer under a "Save City College, Mandelman for College Board" flyer on the sidewalk.

SF Gate reports that the accrediting commission has changed the rules and City College will remain open.

“This is not a free pass, but a careful process of holding the college accountable for implementing new and sustained practices that meet standards of quality within two years,” said Barbara Beno, the commission’s president. “There’s been progress, but since the college leadership has asked for up to 24 months to meet basic standards, there’s clearly much work still to be done.”

The new policy, which isn’t final, would let any college threatened with loss of accreditation apply for restoration of accreditation before the date of revocation. The commission has initiated a public comment period that ends at 5 p.m. June 25 and will finalize the policy shortly afterward if the U.S. Department of Education approves the plan. READ THE FULL STORY

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