California Union Seeks Federal Intervention in Battle With Accreditor

The California Federation of Teachers has filed a formal complaint with the U.S. Department of Education against the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, arguing that the accrediting body has brushed off accusations that it violated the law and was biased by conflicts of interest when it punished the City College of San Francisco and other community colleges in the state.

The complaint, sent to the Education Department on Tuesday, asks that the federal agency