SBCTC NEWS LINKS | Articles about – and of interest to – Washington state community and technical colleges
SYSTEM NEWS | OPINIONS
Bates college president to pursue other options
News Tribune, July 2, 2009
Students document net sheds for Library of Congress / Structures are focus of land-surveying program in harbor
Four students and a teacher from Bates Technical College in Tacoma got their feet wet on a special project in Gig Harbor last week.
Peninsula Gateway, July 1, 2009
Cantwell discusses health care, economy with local business leaders
Cantwell also heard a number of concerns about Cowlitz County’s economy, including the 14 percent unemployment rate, job creation and worker retraining programs at Lower Columbia College.
Longview Daily News, July 1, 2009
TRENDS| HORIZONS | EDUCATION
Drowning in student debt? Uncle Sam's tossing you a life preserver
The Daily News, June 29, 2009
EDITORIAL: Student loan repayment relief a step in the right direction
The Daily News, July 2, 2009
The Evidence on Online Education
Online learning has definite advantages over face-to-face instruction when it comes to teaching and learning, according to a new meta-analysis released Friday by the U.S. Department of Education. Inside Higher Ed, June 29, 2009
POLITICS | LOCAL, STATE, NATIONAL
Another $250 million caseload hit to Wash. budget
Higher demand for government services, particularly health programs, is pushing Washington's state budget deeper into the red amid the lingering recession.
Seattle Times, July 1, 2009
Governors Turn to Twitter to Get Message Out
Northwest Digest, June 29, 2009
FRIDAY LITE NEWS … ONE DAY EARLY
4th of July Under Attack
Colbert Report, July 1, 2009
Pig Appears in Pool After Crash
FOX Memphis, June 30, 2009
FDA approves depressant drug for the annoyingly cheerful
The Onion, July 2009
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