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Bates students catering police officer memorial
Students in Bates Technical College culinary and truck driving programs are contributing their time and talent to helping with the massive effort behind Tuesday’s memorial service for the slain Lakewood police officers.
KOMO News, December 4, 2009
The link between education and economic development
The time is now to advocate with the state. The federal government is primed to push community college education for retraining and helping to educate more citizens than ever. … now is the time to market Olympic College as a destination, and to help shape the academic direction of the school.
Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal, December 4, 2009
First Step donors help build new center
That’s a source of self-respect, as is the college education some of the young moms later completed. Moorhead took her clients to the Peninsula College campus, listened to them say, “I don’t feel like I belong here,” and then urged them to enroll. Many finished vocational training programs, she said.
Peninsula Daily News, December 4, 2009
The Russians are coming for a visit…
… Mary Carr, Dean of Instructional Services at Spokane Community College, who is the host for this entire affair, we will discuss Blogging and journalism (among other things).
Spokesman Review, December 5, 2009
Peninsula College receives elite certification to train auto instructors in alternative fuel
Peninsula Daily News, December 7, 2009
Lower Columbia College adjusts to record enrollment
The Daily News, December 7, 2009
New classroom building opens at Bothell college
Classes will be offered next month in a new $35 million building at Cascadia Community College in Bothell.
Seattle Times, December 7, 2009
How to Never Be Late For Work or Anything Again
Karen Southall Watts, who teaches entrepreneurship at Bellingham Technical College in Washington State, says that time denial can be especially challenging for those who work out of their homes.
Web Worker Daily, December 7, 2009
TRENDS| HORIZONS | EDUCATION
Op-Ed Columnist: In Search of Education Leaders
To help address the crisis in education, Harvard is creating a new, tuition-free doctoral degree to be focused on leadership in education.
New York Times, December 5, 2009
Motives of 21st-Century-Skills Group Questioned
Questions are being raised about whether the push for ‘21st-century skills’ is an attempt by technology companies to gain more influence over the classroom.
Education Week, December 9, 2009
Struggles of the second generation / U.S.-born children of Latino immigrants fight to secure a higher foothold
Washington Post, December 7, 2009
Three Cheers for Community Colleges
Baltimore Sun, December 6, 2009
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