Lawsuit against SF City College accreditor dismissed
- A Save CCSF Coalition lawsuit claiming that an accrediting agency acted unfairly and illegally with a vote to revoke the City College of San Francisco's accreditation was dismissed today by San Francisco Superior Court Judge Curtis Karnow.
- The dismissal of the group's suit, due to Karnow's dispute with its claims that the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges was biased and utilized "lawless methods," is a setback for supporters of the city college.
- The school's accreditation can't be revoked until the conclusion of a civil trial due to a January injunction, and other lawsuits against the ACCJC, like the one filed by City Attorney Dennis Herrera, are still pending.
Without the injunction, the school's accreditation would be terminated this July. The city college was given an ultimatum, however, that called for it to comply with the commission's standards. It should be noted, however, that the college is indeed making efforts to turn itself around and at least one state lawmaker has tried to give it an assist. Should it lose its accreditation, the college will close — a fate that would adversely affect thousands of students.
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