Saving Pioneer Square by teaching it some old tricks
Washington’s Main Street program, designed to help commercial districts redevelop and rebound, survived draconian state budget cuts, barely. Developer Kevin Daniels has suggested that Main Street could provide an organizing catalyst for renewing Pioneer Square, a district receiving the attention of the city’s Office of Economic Development.
Gates Foundation grants push community college reforms
Most students who enroll at a community college lack the basic skills needed to succeed in school. New research from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation shows 2-year colleges need to reform their remedial education programs to improve low graduation rates.
Resources, templates abound at Inc. library of small business tools
Inc.com’s sizeable library of small business tools includes sample forms, job description templates, interactive worksheets, spreadsheets, and contracts, including 100 tools from DocStoc posted just this week.
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