Wednesday, April 11, 2012

NEWS LINKS | April 11, 2012 ~ the 411

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




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





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





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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