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SYSTEM NEWS | OPINIONS
Community college enrollment up across the nation
Community Colleges of Spokane is projecting a 5 to 6 percent enrollment increase through next spring. Officials say that figure would be higher if it weren't for state budget cuts – $6 million for 2009-10.
The Spokesman Review, October 29, 2009
Edmonds-Woodway student adviser a voice for Latinos
Last summer he attended Freedom School at Edmonds Community College, where he spent six days learning about the effects of racism in the educational system ... Two weeks ago he went to the Latino Youth Leadership Institute at Bellevue College and discussed ways to help Latinos in the community go to college ...
Edmonds Beacon, October 29, 2009
Award for Hahn, director of YVCC's Larson Gallery
Cheryl Hahn, director of the Larson Gallery at Yakima Valley Community College, recently received the Washington Community College Humanities Association (WCCHA) Exemplary Status Award.
Yakima Herald-Republic, October 30, 2009
College crowd keeps growing
The Spokesman Review, October 29, 2009 (CCs of Spokane)
TRENDS| HORIZONS | EDUCATION
New UW program clears way to 3-year degree
The Husky Advantage program is designed for students who earn Advanced Placement or Running Start credits in high school and are motivated to finish quickly, either because they have plans for graduate school or because they are motivated to enter the work world as soon as possible
Seattle PI, October 30, 2009
Stimulus Jobs Questioned
KPLU NPR, October 30, 2009
Perils of the Recession Generation
New York Times, October 30, 2009
POLITICS | LOCAL, STATE, NATIONAL
Record college rolls tied to recession-era surge at community colleges
The study notes that college enrollment generally has risen for many decades, but says the most recent annual spike is entirely at two-year colleges.
USA Today, October 30, 2009
Zombie Attack at U. of Florida
Inside Higher Ed, October 30, 2009
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