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Wash. Legislature passes budget proposal
Seattle Times, April 11, 2012
Through the Night! – Lawmakers Wrap Up Session at 7:28 a.m.
Washington State Wire, April 11, 2012
Lawmakers OK $1.1B construction budget that could create nearly 20,000 jobs
Another $321.4 million goes for higher education. One piece of that is $39.1 million earmarked for a health careers center at Tacoma Community College.
The Olympian, April 10, 2012
SYSTEM NEWS | OPINIONS
Peninsula College Board of Trustees approves Robins’ contract
The Peninsula College Board of Trustees approved Luke P. Robins’ contract as the new president Tuesday during a board meeting at the college’s campus in Forks and designated former President Tom Keegan as “president emeritus” of the college.
Peninsula Daily News, April 11, 2011
TRENDS| HORIZONS | EDUCATION
Opinion: The economic burden of youth
Editorial board response to recent Esquire magazine article, The War Against Youth.
Minnesota Daily, April 5, 2012
Colleges Struggle to Meet Engineer Demands
Amidst the debate over school funding is the added concern over the drop in students pursuing math and science education.
NBC Bay Area (San Francisco), April 10, 2012
New Summary of Latino Completion Rates by State
Inside Higher Ed, April 11, 2012
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