San Jose Community College Off Probation

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San Jose City College and Evergreen Valley College both got a bump from their regional oversight board last week, with City College being taken off probation and Evergreen getting its "warning status" removed.

Both schools also received renewed accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges at a semi-annual meeting on Jan. 9-11, but were only notified of the good news last week, according to a statement.

The announcement comes after recent turmoil, when officials feared that the schools could lose federal accreditation due to concerns about management, student evaluation and planning.

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