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A TV tour behind Purdy's prison walls
The production of "Purdy" was an outgrowth of KBTC's commitment to early childhood education and awareness. To view a short clip of the new program, visit "Purdy" on KBTC's Web site.
Business Examiner Daily, November 10, 2009 (Bates TC)
EdCC Foundation names Distinguished Alumni
Edmonds Beacon, November 12, 2009
Latino leaders share concerns with Murray
Tomás Ybarra, vice president of instruction and student services at Yakima Valley Community College, asked Murray to fight for more funding for community colleges, saying they are facing a convergence of increased demand and declining resources.
Yakima Herald-Republic, November 13, 2009
Business briefs: County seeks $500,000 for aerospace center
The Herald, November 13, 2009 (Edmonds CC)
Veterans Make Connections at Bremerton Job Fair
“It doesn’t hurt to broaden your horizons,” the Marine Corps veteran said. “You’ve got to decide that you’re going to do something different.” … It’s an attitude that Olympic region WorkSource director Erin Mundinger agrees is important in today’s job market
Kitsap Sun, November 13, 2009 (Olympic College)
Debra Waddell of Cascadia Community College noted that even as some faculty members joke about bad PowerPoints and their overuse, students consider it "expected" that they will learn about how to produce the presentations, and consider that this is a skill their employers, in turn, will expect them to have.
Inside Higher Ed, November 13, 2009
TRENDS| HORIZONS | EDUCATION
Teacher shortage has given way to teacher glut
Schools are downsizing and crush of applicants have entered profession.
MSNBC, November 12, 2009
Liberal Arts in Jeopardy?
At a national gathering of arts and sciences deans, educators worry that a growing emphasis on employability and the bottom line might threaten their programs.
Inside Higher Ed, November 13, 2009
POLITICS | LOCAL, STATE, NATIONAL
Gov. Warns Residents Of $2 Billion State Budget Deficit
KIRO TV, November 12, 2009
Murray bill provides a fresh read on literacy
Sen. Patty Murray's legislation on literacy jump-starts federal efforts stalled since the Bush administration's failed Reading First program.
Seattle Times, November 13, 2009
GUEST EDITORIAL: Creating a better job climate
By Rep. Judy Warnick, 13th District
… Plus, despite the long-standing training programs at Big Bend Community College and other colleges and trade schools, not enough young talent is staying here in Washington to replace our aging aerospace workforce.
Columbia Basin Herald, November 13, 2009
FRIDAY LITE NEWS
It's Friday the 13th – again
USA Today, November 13, 2009
For your edification: paraskevidekatriaphobia
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