Scott Pitches $65 Million In Help For College StudentsGov. Rick Scott continued Thursday to roll out his budget proposal for the coming year, pitching a nearly $65 million plan to reduce the cost of college by repealing the sales tax on textbooks and extending Bright Futures scholarships to cover summer courses.
Not-So-Bright Future For Popular Scholarship ProgramThe future could possibly be a little dimmer for some of Florida’s upcoming high school seniors who plan to apply for the Bright Futures scholarship.
Several Fla. Universities Named "Best Values" In Annual ListIn-state tuition costs are double what they were just ten years ago, yet many of the Sunshine State's public universities remain a good value, according to the latest annual “Best Values in Public Colleges” list compiled by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance.
Bill Ties Bright Futures To Working In FloridaA House Republican filed a bill Wednesday that would require future recipients of Bright Futures scholarships to reimburse the state if they do not graduate or if they go to work outside of Florida.