Attacks on public education in America by extremists and culture-war peddling politicians have reached new heights (“lows” may be more apt), but they are not new. The difference today is that the attacks are intended not just to undermine public education but to destroy it.
I am very grateful that many of you have read the tentative agreement and are voicing your concerns for it! It is very important that we all make an informed decision that affects our employment at Victor Valley College.
It was my privilege to be a part of the negotiations team, and I know that the whole team, and Lynne Glickstein in particular, was tireless in advocating the very best for all our adjunct faculty. Please let me tell you of the strengths of our new contract and address your concerns:
Firstly, we have made it easier for a new hire to get on the priority list