Wednesday, June 3, 2009

NEWS LINKS | June 3, 2009

SBCTC NEWS LINKS | Articles about – and of interest to – Washington state community and technical colleges




Up Close & Personal: StartZone Supports Unlikely Entrepreneurs

Colors Northwest, June 3, 2009 (Highline CC)


Building Bridges to Postsecondary Training for Low-Skill Adults: Outcomes of Washington State’s I-BEST Program

Community College Research Center, CCRC Brief No. 42, May 2009





41 percent in state don't finish college within 6 years

Seattle Times, June 3, 2009


Northwest expected to lead recession exit

The Olympian, June 3, 2009


Higher education safest bet in down economy

Miami Herald, May 29, 2009





Education Secretary calls Murray effort “Hugely Important”

"It's so important," Duncan said, "to help shape the opportunities that our high school and community college students have.  We can't do enough of that.  We have to tie education to the real world." 

Edmonds Beacon, June 3, 2009


No furloughs in executive agencies yet

The Olympian, June 2, 2009



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