SBCTC NEWS LINKS | Articles about – and of interest to – Washington state community and technical colleges
SYSTEM NEWS | OPINIONS
Teaching babies sign language signals benefits
Times Leader - Pennsylvania, October 1, 2009 (Bates TC)
Students' financial aid caught in massive backlog
Seattle Times, October 3, 2009 (Bellevue, Centralia, Edmonds, Tacoma, system-wide)
Students pack Whatcom CC as economy falters
Bellingham Herald, October 4, 2009
Livingston to step down at CCs of Spokane
Spokesman Review, October 5, 2009
TRENDS| HORIZONS | EDUCATION
Sophie's Choice for 2-Year Colleges
After rounds of across-the-board cuts, California institution says it will kill some programs -- including many ESL and remedial offerings -- to save others. Will this destroy the community college mission or preserve it?
Inside Higher Ed, October 5, 2009
Prepaid College Savings Plans Might Not Cover All Costs
The stock market slump and rising college costs have combined to drive all but two of the nation's 18 such funds into the red. All of the funds but Florida’s and Colorado’s now have an actuarial deficit, meaning they do not have enough money to pay all of their future college tuition obligations.
New York Times, October 5, 2009
POLITICS | LOCAL, STATE, NATIONAL
Opinion: Why Washington needs to get into the community college business
San Jose Mercury News, October 5, 2009
Bat Loose in Congress
A little morsel to whet your palate for Leg Session 2010.
The Onion, October 2, 2009
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