Complaint about CCSF accreditation found to be ‘without merit’

S.F. Examiner file photo

S.F. Examiner file photo

A complaint filed against an accreditation agency for its evaluation of City College of San Francisco was found to be “without merit.”

The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges’ executive committee reviewed the complaint and issued a response last week. The committee found that the group’s issuance of a serious “show cause” sanction to CCSF for failing to meet numerous standards was in accordance with its policies.

According to the response to the 288-page complaint filed by the California Federation of Teachers, the commission followed the same standards it employs to review all its institutions, there was no conflict or bias in the commission, and the federation is not acting on behalf of City College.

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