Thursday, April 15, 2010

NEWS LINKS | April 15, 2010

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




The Impact of Leaders’ Decisions: Positive or Negative

... Wenatchee Valley College has done an excellent job within the limitations of the state finances and control.

Wenatchee World, April 14, 2010


Whitman College students assess education for Latinos

… The results were shared with about 15 community members at Yakima Valley Community College on Wednesday night. The event was offered through YVCC's Diversity Series.

Yakima Herald, April 15, 2010


State Budget Clips $260,000 from Centralia College

KELA AM, April 15, 2010





Grads confront rocky job market in state

Seattle Times, April 14, 2010


Digital gains changing our brains, especially young ones

… We're now becoming information gatherers rather than thinkers. We don't ponder on thoughts, we just know where we can get that information. We don't memorize stuff, we just know how to find the stuff.

Seattle Times, April 15, 2010


Moving the Cliff

To stave off projected loss of jobs at public schools and colleges, U.S. senators propose extending fiscal recovery's education fund, giving states $23 billion in 2010.

Inside Higher Ed, April 15, 2010





Tapped out by Tax Day? Food freebies may cheer you up

USA Today, April 15, 2010


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