Aja Brown

Compton College receives initial accreditation after years of rebuilding

Compton College receives initial accreditation after years of rebuilding

Compton College, which lost its accreditation more than a decade ago during a time of serious administrative failure and widespread corruption, has been granted initial accreditation status and is one step away from winning back its full standing.

In a meeting late Wednesday, the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges reviewed recent evaluations and agreed to the initial status — a major acknowledgement of the college’s efforts to rebuild.

“On behalf of the commission, I wish to express our appreciation for the significant scope and quality of work that Compton College...

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