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Educators release new video on rogue accreditation agency

The California Federation of Teachers is releasing the video “Fair accreditation for CCSF” today via YouTube and social media to highlight this critical issue for legislators and media. The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) has ordered the closure of City College of San Francisco as of July 2014, which would leave 85,000 [...]

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Pope Center provides road map to dismantling traditional higher education

The following is cross-posted from The Progressive Pulse, a nonpartisan blog about the issues, debates, and people that affect North Carolina public policy, sponsored by NC Policy Watch. This piece was written by The Progressive Pulse staff writer (and former AFT Higher Education staffer) Lindsay Wagner (who we miss terribly). The Pope Center for Higher Education is promoting [...]

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Faculty Union Files Lawsuit to Block Closure of City College of San Francisco

San Francisco—Today on the steps of San Francisco City Hall, the California Federation of Teachers (CFT) and the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) Local 2121 held a press conference announcing they are filing a lawsuit in San Francisco Superior Court to block the planned closure of CCSF. Speaking were students, faculty, and elected officials determined to keep CCSF open [...]

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