Resolutions/Statements/Letters in Support of CCSF / Critical of ACCJC

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San Francisco’s Democratic County Central Committee 
Resolution unanimously adopted September 25, 2013
Calls for investigation of ACCJC’s practices by the state legislature and also to secure the additional financial resources that will be necessary to support  and sustain City College.
TomTorlakson – State Superintendent of Public Education
Letter sent to the ACCJC on September 19,. 2013
Torlakson asks ACCJC Sherill Amador to rescind CCSF sanction
Jackie Speier and Anna Eshoo, Members of Congress
Letter sent to the DOE September 6, 2013
Expresses concerns about ACCJC and asks that DOE investigate potential deficiencies.

Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
Letter sent to AFT 2121 President on August 30, 2013 .
CFHE condemns ACCJC actions against CCSF, one of the premier community colleges in the United States, as a tragedy both for the community and for the future of higher education in the country.

California Conference of the American Association of University Professors
Statement released July 9, 2013
The Steering Committee of the CA-AAUP asks the Department of Education to reverse ACCJC’s decision to revoke CCSF accreditation.

California Assemblymember Tom Ammiano
Statement released July 9, 2013
Ammiano criticizes strongly the decision by the ACCJC to pull the accreditation of CCSF in 2014.

Council of UC Faculty Associations
Statement released July 2013
The CUCFA asks the ACCJC to reverse its decision to revoke CCSF accreditation, and seek a new assessment which recognizes CCSF’s high academic standing as well as its financial and structural problems, from reviewers less top-heavy with administrators.

American Association of University Professors Executive Committee
Statement released July 8, 2013
The AAUP urges the ACCJC to reconsider its revocation of CCSF’s accreditation and to meaningfully and publicly address the complaints lodged by faculty and others about its functioning.

San Francisco Board of Supervisors
Resolution adopted April 23, 2013
The SF BOS unanimously passes resolution asking the CCSF Board of Trustees to ensure that Prop A funds are properly spent.

Washington Federation of State Employees Local 304
Resolution adopted March 28, 2013
The WFSE 304 urges Jerry Brown to direct the Board of Governors of California Community Colleges to defend CCSF from the threatening tactics of the accrediting commission.

San Francisco Youth Commission
Resolution adopted March 18, 2013
The SFYC, an official governmental body charged with advising the Mayor and the Board of Supervisors on questions concerning youth, support the Save CCSF coalition and call on City Hall to meet its demands.

California Federation of Teachers
Resolution adopted March 17, 2013
The California Federation of Teachers support AFT2121 and the Save CCSF Coalition.

California Federation of Teachers
Resolution adopted March 17, 2013
CFT demands fair governance of California Community Colleges and specifically call on ACCJC for fair practices.

San Francisco Labor Council
Resolution adopted February 4, 2013
The SFLC calls on the Mayor and the Board of Supervisors to ensure that Prop A funds be used as specified in the Prop A ballot measure.

San Francisco Labor Council
Resolution adopted November 26, 2012
The SFLC urges the CCSF District to negotiate [with labor unions] in good faith, including over new revenues coming into the District as the result voter-approved revenue measures.

California Community College Independents
Resolution adopted May 9, 2009
The CCCI unanimously vote “no confidence” in WASC, in the ACCJC, and in ACCJC President Barbara Beno.