Michigan Educators Ask State to Study Part-Time Issues

by TAA Staff A MICHIGAN TASK force has asked the state legislature to look into the growing reliance of community colleges on part-time teachers. The task force, composed of representatives from fifteen state universities and community colleges, has asked the legislature to study both the number and the working conditions of part-time faculty employed in Michigan. “These teachers are expected to do the same job as if they were employed full-time, but their conditions of employment make that impossible,” argues John Van Dyken, the higher education consultant at the Michigan Education Association. “These are teachers that aren’t paid for classroom […]
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