Governor Rick Scott is asking legislators to pass a sweeping bill which would lower textbook costs and curb tuition increases for graduate programs.
A measure which will hold down costs for families in the Florida Prepaid College Program received unanimously approval Tuesday in the Florida Senate.
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.
The Miami Heat is making sure area high school seniors get help with 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.
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.
Gov. Rick Scott was up bright and early Friday and visited the set of CBS4 News This morning.
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.
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.
College students hoping to keep the state legislature from setting tuition rates were dealt a setback Wednesday.