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We’ve collected a variety of original news stories and analyses for your perusing, which focus on education in California, part-time faculty and/or unions in academia that have broad national appeal. As might be expected, we take special interest in social justice issues that slip under the radar of the mainstream media.

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67% Survey

Hover your mouse over a chart to pause the slideshow. Should the 67% part-time teaching load limit be increased? Part-time ...
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British Columbia Community College Faculty: Building Job Security

Building Job Security into Community College Faculty Work  Experiences in British Columbia by Frank Cosco, originally published on LABORonline's blog (LAWCHA) on November ...
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Where Does the Money Go?: Transparent California Data Analysis

By David Milroy and members of the San Diego Adjunct Faculty Association (SDAFA) Originally published in the CPFA Journal, Spring ...
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80% Workload for Part-Time Faculty: NEW CFT Resolution

Report (with some personal commentary) on The CFT 80% Resolution By John Govsky, Co-Chair CFT Part-Time Faculty Committee  The California ...
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Support AB 310: Paid Office Hours for Part-time Faculty

January 16, 2018 Assembly Member Jose Medina Capitol Office, Room 2141 Sacramento, CA 94249-0061 (916) 319-2061      RE: SUPPORT AB ...
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Tenure for the Common Good

BY CAROLYN BETENSKY Guest Blogger / September 14, 2017 ACADEME BLOG, The blog of Academe magazine [Tenure for the Common ...
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Why Overloads Are a Bad Deal for All Faculty

BY JEFF BAKER Guest Blogger / July 27, 2016 ACADEME BLOG, The blog of Academe magazine (Re-posted with permission of the author) ...
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We Was Robbed

Your Job Negotiated Every Day When I first started working as a part-timer, the job with its duties, working arrangements, ...
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Letter to the NACIQI, Sacramento

TO:  National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI) DATE: September 23, 2015 SUBJECT:  Third Party Comment on the ...
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CPFA Journal now circulating in print and electronically

The spring 2015 issue contains an important article by Bradley Rettele on his decision to leave academia, even though he ...
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