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After becoming the first public college in California to lose accreditation, Compton College is on its own once again.

For nearly 12 years, beleaguered by financial insolvency, the Compton College was one of the first institutions in the state that could not continue to operate on its own. The college was stripped of its accreditation in 2005.The control of Compton’s operations and services were taken over by neighboring El Camino College, and Compton became El Camino College Compton Center.

Then last year the college’s administration, staff and students saw their efforts pay off -- ACCJC granted Compton its accreditation for seven years. Bravo folks. Great job... Let's keep it going this way.

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