AFT On Campus
After first refusing to reconsider its decision to revoke the accreditation of City College of San Francisco, the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges on June 11 announced a change of policy that does allow for the college to apply for a “restoration” of its accreditation. The process would avert the immediate crisis of closure [...]
The big news today is the President’s announcement on expanding Pay As You Earn, an act that will benefit 5 million student loan borrowers. We’re also very excited to see the President standing in support of Senator Elizabeth Warren’s bill to allow borrowers to refinance their student loans at lower rates. _____________________________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release [...]
When it holds its semiannual meeting in Sacramento, this week, the California-based Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges is determined to not reconsider its decision to revoke the accreditation of the 85,000-student City College of San Francisco. The June 4-6 meeting is closed to the public except for a few hours on the last [...]
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weighs in on quality higher education.
After a historic strike and a strong showing of solidarity between non-tenure track
and tenure track faculty, UICUF ratify their first contract.
It is time to ensure all have access to high-quality and affordable higher education.
2011 AFT Everyday Hero Travis Parker inspires others with his commitment to making a difference in the lives of young African-American men through the Alpha Academy.