Thursday, June 4, 2009

NEWS LINKS | June 4, 2009

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




WVC set to make more cuts

Wenatchee World, June 4, 2009


Everett woman's help offers inspiration

The Herald, June 4, 2009 (Everett CC Early Learning Center)


Four Columbia Basin students named Gates scholars

Columbia Basin Herald, June 2, 2009 (Big Bend CC College Bound program)





Confessions of a Community College Dean: Teaching and Sorting

David Frum asks, “Why are the wages of the college-educated declining?” A big part of the answer is that the pool of college graduates is rapidly expanding. It’s not surprising that as college becomes more universal, the return on a college education falls.

Inside Higher Ed, June 4, 2009


EDITORIAL: Program encourages foster youths to get degree

The Olympian, June 4, 2009


Duncan tabs education grant for displaced workers

The grants will provide initial funds for community colleges and other organizations that help adults develop new career skills., June 4, 2009


Community Colleges: Go Big

Chronicle of Higher Education Brainstorm Blog, June 2, 2009



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