SBCTC NEWS LINKS | Articles about – and of interest to – Washington state community and technical colleges
SYSTEM NEWS | OPINIONS
Green colleges: Seattle Community Colleges are doing their part as well
Seattle Times, January 6, 2010
Snohomish County business owners share the ins and outs of success online
A handful of entrepreneurs from a start-up program at Edmonds Community College showed off their companies and explained how they're cultivating an online presence.
The Herald, January 12, 2010
TRENDS| HORIZONS | EDUCATION
Textbooks for Rent ... Everywhere
Major bookstore chains announce plans to launch or expand rental programs, suggesting a market shift.
Inside Higher Ed, January 12, 2010
Learning styles? They don't exist!
CrossCut, January 11, 2010
POLITICS | LOCAL, STATE, NATIONAL
State tax collections higher than expected
The Olympian, January 12, 2010
Bellevue attorney Randy Gordon named to state Senate
Bellevue attorney Randy Gordon was chosen to serve as 41st legislative district in the state Senate until a special election in November. He takes the place of Fred Jarrett, who resigned to become King County deputy executive under new County Executive Dow Constantine.
Seattle Times, January 12, 2010
Seattle journalist launches Olympia Newswire to cover legislature
… in 1993, 34 professional (paid) journalists covered the state’s legislative session. By 2007, the number had been halved, to 17. This year, no more than eight paid journalists are slated to report on this session, and only half of those, says Griffey, have more than a year’s experience in the capitol. … By contrast, 145 legislators currently serve the state. But even that number pales to the number of lobbyists registered in Washington this year: 804, according to a representative at the state Public Disclosure Commission.
Real Change News, January 6, 2010
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