Gig by Gig At California Community Colleges

February 9, 2022

Curley Wikkeling-Miller teaches cosmetology at both the Peralta District in Oakland and the Solano District in Fairfield.

Enrollment drops are costing jobs at California’s community colleges, where part-time adjunct professors are the backbone of the system, which serves about 1.5 million students. Many work semester by semester, sometimes with few or no benefits. EdSource takes a deeper look at this gig economy in education.


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