SBCTC NEWS LINKS | Articles about – and of interest to – Washington state community and technical colleges
Highlights of WA House, Senate budget proposals
Seattle Times, February 24, 2010
WAVE and Washington Scholars are restored in both the House and Senate budget
The News Tribune, February 23, 2010
Olympia's tax plans: How they'd affect you
Seattle Times, February 24, 2010
SYSTEM NEWS | OPINIONS
Federal funds boost Early Head Start / New grant adds 60 slots in Clark, Pacific counties
Lower Columbia College in Longview received the bulk of the total $1.3 million stimulus grant to extend Early Head Start services, which will be used in Cowlitz County.
The Columbian, February 23, 2010
[Peninsula College] Foundation gets Friberg estate bequest
Sequim Gazette, February 24, 2010
Peninsula College has received $106,400 from the estate of Arnold G. Friberg according to Mary Hunchberger, executive director of college advancement and the Peninsula College Foundation.
Chat with Gene Holand
As an associate professor at Columbia Basin College, Gene Holand, is creative and edgy.
Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business, February 2010
Cascadia College rock-solid about its boulder
The Herald, February 23, 2010
State scholarship cut leaves students hanging
KING 5 TV, February 23, 2010 (Everett CC student)
National Trust for Historic Preservation grant will fund Curran House renovation study
As a result of an on-going partnership with Clover Park Technical College, CHIPS now has two interior design interns helping with committee activities.
Tacoma Daily Index, February 24, 2010
Levy approvals fund Washington school construction
The third project involves a partnership with Clover Park Technical College for a new $42 million Harris Preparatory Academy.
Bellingham Herald, February 24, 2010
Breaking the college mold
Many college students who are old enough to be their classmates’ parents are receiving valuable training for their new career paths.
Puyallup Herald, February 24, 2010 (Pierce College, Pierce Works!, Worker Retraining)
Demand for skilled workers in Washington should pick up by 2013, state projection says
The Herald, February 24, 2010
TRENDS| HORIZONS | EDUCATION
Inside Higher Ed, February 24, 2010
POLITICS | LOCAL, STATE, NATIONAL
House committee OKs letting 3 schools set tuition
Tri-City Herald, February 23, 2010 (Senate Bill 6562)
Little progress achieved on government reform
The Olympian, February 24, 2010
Editorial: Speeding up college education a smart idea
Spokesman Review, February 24, 2010 (SB 5237 three-year baccalaureate)
Opinion: Republican legislators find it all too easy to target state workers
By State Rep. Brendan Williams
The News Tribune, February 24, 2010
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