SBCTC NEWS LINKS | Articles about – and of interest to – Washington state community and technical colleges
SYSTEM NEWS | OPINIONS
Two grants open doors for BBCC services in Ritzville
Big Bend Community College received a $3.5 million grant enabling the Moses Lake college to work with Heritage University to offer students three new online programs.
Ritzville Journal, October 22, 2009
LCC chemistry students go 'CSI' with high-tech machine
The Daily News, October 25, 2009
Bellevue College to lend textbooks, materials
KING-5, October 26, 2009
Law and order up close: State Supreme Court to deliberate at Peninsula College
Peninsula Daily News, October 26, 2009
Off Beat: Clark College professor’s theory goes up in smoke
Homer Foster, who taught history and social sciences, liked to conduct experiments in class. … The professor divided his students into smokers and non-smokers, and handed out an exam. When the results were in, the professor was amazed at the results: The smokers had way better grades than the non-smokers …
The Columbian, October 25, 2009
TRENDS| HORIZONS | EDUCATION
Investment in education is key to economic revival
Opinion by Roy F. Heynderickx, president of Saint Martin’s University
The Olympian, October 25, 2009 (South Puget Sound CC)
Public university tuition remains a bargain despite recent increases
Opinion by Mark A. Emmert, University of Washington president
Seattle Times, October 24, 2009
In the Crosshairs?
Panel appointed by Education Department to consider new rules on financial aid "integrity" tilts toward critics of for-profit higher education.
Inside Higher Ed, October 26, 2009
Recession Drives Surge in Youth Runaways
New York Times, October 26, 2009
POLITICS | LOCAL, STATE, NATIONAL
Rx for medical school funding causes a stir
Yakima Herald-Republic, October 25, 2009
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