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(Source: CBS)

NRA: Campus Carry Bills ‘Will Be Back’

Failed efforts to allow people to carry concealed weapons on college campuses and to allow some public-school employees and volunteers to be armed will be back before lawmakers next year.

05/06/2015

Wavemaker, Security Brief

Podcast Hosts Discuss Recent Controversies Surrounding Hazing, Greek Life On Campus

This week’s standout podcasts include an episode of the Security Brief that examines the issue of college hazing and an installment of the Wavemaker Conversations that takes a lot hazing within the Greek system.

04/10/2015

(AP)

A Look At The College Tuition Perks At Starbucks, McDonald’s

Starbucks says it will now cover four years of tuition reimbursement for workers to earn an online undergraduate degree from Arizona State University, instead of just two years. Last week, McDonald’s Corp. also announced it was expanding a college tuition assistance program to workers at all its U.S. stores.

04/07/2015

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

House Looks To Hold Down Higher-Ed Costs

Following the lead of Gov. Rick Scott, a House panel Wednesday approved a bill designed to help hold down costs for students at state colleges and universities.

03/25/2015

Tax Day, Tax Tips, College Tax Information

Tax Tips: What All New College Grads Need To Know

Welcome, students, to taxes for recent graduates 101.

03/16/2015

Florida Gov. Rick Scott stops by a Republican call center to rally campaign workers November 4, 2014 in Fort Myers, Florida.   Rick Scott is running in a tight race against opponent and former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist the Democratic challenger. (Photo by Erik Kellar/Getty Images)

Scott Wants Tighter Controls On College Costs

Governor Rick Scott is asking legislators to pass a sweeping bill which would lower textbook costs and curb tuition increases for graduate programs.

02/10/2015

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union speech before members of Congress in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol January 20, 2015 in Washington, DC. Obama was expected to lay out a broad agenda to including attempts to address income inequality and making it easier for Americans to afford college education and child care.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

White House Drops Plan To Scale Back College Savings Plans

The White House, facing backlash from both lawmakers and parents of both parties, said Tuesday it is dropping a proposal to scale back the tax benefits of college savings plans.

01/28/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott  with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie at an early voting rally in Tampa, FL on October 26, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Governor Scott Wants To Stop Taxing College Textbooks

Students earning a college education may soon get a cost break as the state’s governor is asking to stop taxing college textbooks.

01/22/2015

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Florida QB Harris Cited For Driving Without License

Florida quarterback Treon Harris is facing a misdemeanor charge for allegedly operating a motor vehicle without a valid license.

12/19/2014

US-HEALTH-TOBACCO-E CIGARETTE

University Receives Grant To Study E-Cigarettes Use

A $2.7 million grant was given to the University of Arizona to research the growing use of electronic cigarettes.

12/09/2014

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