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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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How Many Contingents Have Lost Their Jobs from the Pandemic?

By Keith Hoeller How many contingent professors have lost their jobs or had their teaching loads reduced since the COVID-19 ...
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Update from Washington State – A Fight for Part-timers

By Jack Longmate A bill in the Washington state legislature that Keith Hoeller and I have been opposing, E2SSB 5194, ...
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Some People in Higher Ed Are Delighted Adjuncts are Losing Their Jobs

By P. D. Lesko This article was previously published on December 2, 2020 at AdjunctNation.com For many years, I have ...
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The Transition to Online Teaching in the Age of Covid-19

By Carol Whaley Earlier this year, CPFA conducted a survey of part-time faculty in the California Community College system to ...
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Chair’s Report

By John Martin, CPFA Chair I am sure I am not alone in feeling that the early events of the ...
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A New Parity Bill Hits the California Legislature

By Carol Whaley A.B. 1269 (C. Garcia) seeks to create parity for part-time faculty of the California Community Colleges so ...
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CPFA Annual Conference 2021 – A Virtual Event

Let’s Make Some ‘Good Trouble’! May 8, 2021, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm REGISTER NOW!*     Preview the Conference ...
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California Community College Contracts

Visit contingentworld.com for more information. Courtesy of John Govsky ...
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AB 375 Support Letter

The Honorable Assemblymember Jose Medina Higher Education Committee, Chair State Capitol, Room 2141 P.O. Box 942849 Sacramento, CA 94249-0061 February ...
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Update on AB 897: Raising the 67% Cap

Despite sailing through the Senate subcommittee on higher ed unopposed and having broad bipartisan support in both chambers, AB 897 ...
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Federal Court Grants San Diego Community College District Immunity to Abuse Part-time Faculty with Impunity

At a time when the United States’ Commander in Chief tacitly endorses racist groups, when he delights in name-calling against ...
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CPFA RESOLUTION AGAINST FULL-TIME FACULTY TEACHING OVERLOADS IN THE CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM Background: The California Part-time Faculty Association has ...
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