If I can get political for a second, it seems every week there’s fresh news about how the system of higher education in Nevada is being rapidly dismantled and, essentially, going down the shitter. Since I work within the system of higher education in Nevada, I am–as you might understand–concerned for my personal welfare. At the moment, I feel extremely lucky to have a job, though I don’t feel confident that I’ll have one here a year from now, and let me tell you, that’s a pretty crappy place to be.
Congratulations, Republicans. You’ve managed to put educators and educational support staff into the same crap-filled boat as the rest of the country. Mission accomplished, I guess. You really nailed us, and I guess none of your kids plan on attending state school, so you can enjoy your victory. (more…)