Friday, February 5, 2010

NEWS LINKS | Feb. 5, 2010

SBCTC NEWS LINKS | Articles about – and of interest to – Washington state community and technical colleges




Big Bend student may lose [WAVE] scholarship

Columbia Basin Herald, February 5, 2010


WA Students Walk Out to Catch Lawmakers' Attention

At two-year schools, according to AFT Washington, one in four students is unemployed and trying to boost their career skills. At South Seattle Community College, instructor Mike Hickey says there's a waiting list of a thousand people who can't get into classes on his campus as a result of funding cuts.

Public News Service, February 5, 2010


Freeman hired to lead Clark's baseball program

The Columbian, February 5, 2010





What's a Degree Really Worth?

[Robust discussion in comments worth reading]

Wall Street Journal, February 2, 2010


Two California Colleges Cancel Summer Sessions

CityTownInfo, February 5, 2010




Basic education underfunded, judge rules

State: No timeline ordered, but Legislature's goal for reform is 2018

The Olympian, February 5, 2010


State Senate panel OKs 'tuition flexibility'

After a bipartisan makeover, legislation to grant universities temporary tuition-setting authority appears to be making headway in the state Senate.

Seattle Times, February 5, 2010





Puppy Bowl VI Sunday

PhillyBurbs, February 4, 2010


The Life of a "Puppy Bowl" Referee

Wall Street Journal, February 5, 2010



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