Month: July 2013

In These Times: Is Higher Ed the Next Target of Corporate ‘Reformers’?

In These Times, reporting on the ACCJC’s announcement that it would revoke accreditation from San Francisco City College: Instead, many community members see the closure of City College—a lifeline to low-income residents, immigrants, and ex-prisoners in the community—as an attempt to narrow the mission of public education…. [L]abor activists warn that a new push to impose rigid standards on public colleges and universities could increase the market… [I]t’s likely that the for-profit industry stands to benefit from City College’s closure by absorbing its students.

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