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Compton Community College regains local control after years of oversight

Compton Community College regains local control after years of oversight

The Compton Community College District, which has been managed by a state-appointed special trustee since it lost its accreditation more than a decade ago, has won back the authority to govern itself — a major nod to its efforts to rebuild, state officials announced Tuesday.

The college now will be run once again by its own elected board of trustees.

State legislators stripped that board of its power after the discovery of serious administrative failure and widespread corruption on campus. In 2006, the college

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