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SYSTEM NEWS | OPINIONS
With Resources Drying Up, Effort to Help Foster Children Is Scaled Back
Until this year, there had been five such programs statewide, serving 522 students. It was known as the Foster Care to College Mentoring Program and paired students with mentors who received training to guide them through the process and paperwork of applying for college, scholarships, financial aid and housing.
Community College Week, page 9, December 14, 2009 (Yakima Valley CC)
NASA technology could improve river forecasting
The Web site is being developed by Peninsula College students led by faculty member Dwight Berry.
Sequim Gazette, December 30, 2009
Everett Community College looking for campus in Monroe
Everett Community College is looking for a spot in Monroe to open an East County Campus. The Monroe campus would open next year with daytime college classes and training.
Snohomish County Tribune, December 30, 2009
TRENDS| HORIZONS | EDUCATION
Obsolete Learning Technologies
Inside Higher Ed, December 30, 2009
NEW YEAR LITE
Never a Year like ‘09
Specifics, follow-up will make your resolutions work
USA Today, December 30, 2009
A Cheat Sheet for Keeping Resolutions
Wall Street Journal, December 29, 2009
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