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Month: January 2013

Chicago Sun Times + CCCI State Budget Proposal 2013-2014

Chicago Sun Times Editorial: Real hurdle to education reform is poverty ———————- AND  ————————– First Overview Hearing on the 2013-14 State Budget Proposal (from CCCI_independents) In the first of a series of overview hearings by the full Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee, Committee Members received an outline of the Governor…

No Winter + Non-Transferrable Summer Classes + Larger Class Sizes = Student Success??

On May 2, 2012, the PCC Board approved the original 2012-2013 calendar that included a winter intersession. That calendar had been vetted and approved by the Academic Senate Calendar Committee on April 12, 2012. On August 29, 2012 – a mere 4 months later and in the middle of the…

Majority of surveyed faculty oppose the “process” of canceling Winter 2013

On December 12, 2012 the PCC Board of Trustees was given 16 bound copies of the results of the Academic Senate’s Faculty Survey about the process by which Winter 2013 was eliminated. Of 341 respondents: 259 faculty opposed the process, 31 supported the process and 51 had no opinion.  The…

Faculty Working Conditions Are Student Learning Conditions.