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Accreditation panel restores Compton College’s identity

COMPTON — After a 12-year hiatus, school is back in session at Compton College. The college has gained initial accreditation status after it was revoked in 2005 due to discoveries of financial mismanagement and corruption within the schools’ administration. The following year, it became a satellite campus of El Camino College in Torrance. “The Accrediting Read More…

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Compton College ready to resume local control

COMPTON — 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, state authorities announced Feb. 14. The college now will be run once again by its own elected board of trustees. “Returning Read More…