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SYSTEM NEWS | OPINIONS
Edmonds CC gets green seed money
The National Science Foundation has given a $300,000 grant to Edmonds Community College to prepare students for careers in sustainable agriculture and related environmental fields.
The foundation "saw there was lots of progressive thinking about food systems in Seattle," explains Horticulture Department chairman Tim Hohn, who will administer the three-year windfall in collaboration with Skagit Valley College, Seattle Central Community College, and Washington State University.
The Seattle Times Pacific NW Magazine, February 10, 2013
TRENDS| HORIZONS | EDUCATION
Improving Completion Rates of Minority Community College Students Transferring to Four-Year Colleges
The Huffington Post, February 7, 2013
California’s Public Colleges Still Face Mountains of Deferred Maintenance
The Chronicle of Higher Education, February 7, 2013
If the Point Is Simply to Hand Out More College Degrees, Why Bother With the Courses at All?
The Stranger Slog, February 7, 2013
POLITICS | LOCAL, STATE, NATIONAL
House passes bill prohibiting differential tuition
UW Daily, February 7, 2013
FRIDAY LITE NEWS
Tonik, the Dog with the Human Face, Is Up for Adoption
TIME Newsfeed, February 7, 2013
First the internet, now Monopoly – cats have got our attention
As Monopoly's new token, cats have another way to assert their supremacy – only an influx of other cute animals can stop them
The Guardian, February 7, 2013
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