Lots of goodies in here for essays.
Higher education and community colleges:
State trying to get Latinos in college
War as video game. (also, robots!)
Rents are falling fast.
Nativists are restless.
Local angle on immigration and a "second class stamp" idea--this is sure to get letters.
Broadband in stimulus. (Friedman would love it)
Nursing and high tech still hiring.
Google's book search--not so fast.