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Big Bend to restructure computer curriculum
Big Bend Community College staff are making plans to restructure the college’s computer science program by next fall. … A research associate from Bellevue’s Center of Excellence is helping out by giving suggestions on programs and talking about current industry demands.
Columbia Basin Herald, November 30, 2009
Goal at Crossroads Alternative High School in Granite Falls: Get a diploma
Tough times also are leading adults back to the classroom in search of high school diplomas. At an Everett Community College high school completion night class offered for adults in Arlington, students are older this fall than most years. In a class of 15 students, 12 are in their mid-30s or older.
The Herald, December 1, 2009
CBC's Rodriguez wins East soccer MVP
Top coaches and players named from Bellevue, Columbia Basin College, Highline, Olympic, Peninsula, Spokane, Tacoma, Walla Walla, Wenatchee Valley CCs.
Tri-City Herald, December 1, 2009
TRENDS| HORIZONS | EDUCATION
In Job Hunt, College Degree Can’t Close Racial Gap
New York Times, December 1, 2009
Opinion: There's a better way to teach remedial math
San Jose Mercury News, November 30, 2009
San Diego Community Colleges Go Solar Without Capital Investment
The San Diego Community College District is going solar without having to make a capital investment. The district recently approved a 20-year agreement with Borrego Solar, a national solar power contractor based in San Diego suburb El Cajon, CA, to construct and maintain a photovoltaic system that will annually provide about 2.4 megawatts of green energy at six locations in the district …
Campus Technology, November 19, 2009
POLITICS | LOCAL, STATE, NATIONAL
As unemployment ranks swell, veterans fare worse
“It's just heartbreaking," said Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash. "They volunteer, serve our country honorably and come back and can't find a job."
Murray, a senior member of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, is working on legislation that would provide additional employment training and support for unemployed veterans and establish a program to help veterans start their own businesses. Murray's bill also would provide grants to states that establish Veterans Conservation Corps to employ veterans to restore natural habitat, maintain local forests and parks and improve storm-water facilities.
The Bellingham Herald, November 29, 2009
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