College Costs

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Lawmakers Look To Reduce Prepaid College Cost

A measure which will hold down costs for families in the Florida Prepaid College Program received unanimously approval Tuesday in the Florida Senate.

04/29/2014

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House Passes Bill That OKs In-State Tuition For Citizen Kids Of Immigrants

On Friday, the House approved a bill that would guarantee in-state tuition rates for children who are U.S. citizens but whose parents are undocumented immigrants.

CBS4–04/12/2013

Miami Heat Logo  (Source:AP)

Miami Heat Offers Scholarships To High School Seniors

The Miami Heat is making sure area high school seniors get help with college costs.

CBS4–02/06/2013

Governor Rick Scott

Scott’s “Finish In Four” Plan Aims To Reel In College Costs

As part of Gov. Rick Scott’s budget, the governor is cracking down on the soaring cost of college tuition with a not-so-crazy idea: tuition should be the same when students graduate as when they start.

CBS4–02/02/2013

(Source: CBS4) Century Tower at the University of Florida in Gainesville

Several Fla. Universities Named “Best Values” In Annual List

In-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.

CBS4–01/02/2013

Gov. Rick Scott talks to CBS4's Rhiannon Ally and Marybel Rodriguez on the set of CBS4 News This Morning on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. (Source: CBS4)

Gov. Rick Scott On CBS4 News This Morning

Gov. Rick Scott was up bright and early Friday and visited the set of CBS4 News This morning.

CBS4–12/14/2012

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Students Rally Against College Tuition Increases

Scores of students from Florida’s 11 public universities rallied in front of the old Capitol building in Tallahassee urging lawmakers to stop annual tuition increases.

01/26/2012

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U.S. Education Secretary To Hold Town Hall In Pembroke Pines

U.S. Education Commissioner Arne Duncan will meet with South Florida high school students, parents and local officials on Thursday to talk about the Obama administrations efforts to make college more affordable.

CBS4–01/26/2012

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Legislature Has Authority To Set Tuition Rates

College students hoping to keep the state legislature from setting tuition rates were dealt a setback Wednesday.

CBS4–10/12/2011

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