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SYSTEM NEWS | OPINIONS
Randy Rust named to college board
Gov. Christine Gregoire has appointed Grayland resident Randy Rust to a five-year term on the Grays Harbor College Board of Trustees.
The Daily World, October 11, 2009
Disabled adventure athlete to speak at Clover Park Technical College
The Suburban Times, October 12, 2009
Online degree for hands-on profession
He also said he is torn between attending the UWB’s new Electrical Engineering program and the new program that will be offered by Eastern Washington University through the North Seattle Community College campus.
UW Daily, October 13, 2009
TRENDS| HORIZONS | EDUCATION
How Community Colleges Can Reach Obama's Goals
Inside Higher Ed, October 13, 2009
Open Courses: Free, but Oh, So Costly / Online students want credit; colleges want a working business model
Chronicle of Higher Education, October 11, 2009
Editorial: How to Flunk Test-Giving
If New York State and New York City do not strengthen their G.E.D. programs, a growing number of residents will become a permanent burden to their fellow taxpayers.
New York Times, October 13, 2009
At One English College, Facebook Serves as a Retention Tool
Chronicle of Higher Education blog, October 13, 2009
POLITICS | LOCAL, STATE, NATIONAL
Initiative 1033 would cut into already lean budgets
Many of the people who've lost their jobs in the current recession are flocking to community colleges to get retrained for new jobs. Yet, just as higher education was cut substantially to make up for recent state budget deficits in the past, it would be so again if Eyman gets his way.
Seattle Times, October 12, 2009
Sen. Zarelli thinks special session needed in December
The Olympian Politics Blog, October 12, 2009
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