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Florida Governor Rick Scott (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott In Miami On His College Affordability Tour

Governor Rick Scott was in Miami Tuesday as part of his weeklong College Affordability Tour.

CBS Miami–06/10/2014

Reverend Al Sharpton speaks to students at Booker T. Washington High School about the importance of going on to college. (Source: CBS4)

Rev. Al Sharpton Speaks At Local High School For Career Awareness Day

A program that centers on getting more public high school students to continue to college was well received at a local high school Monday.

06/02/2014

Sister Jeanne (Source: CBS4)

Happy Birthday: Former Barry President Celebrates A Milestone

Sister Jeanne O’Laughlin went back to Barry University, but this time as a visitor, thrilled to be back in South Florida.

05/20/2014

Florida Money

Florida May Change Scholarship Programs

College can be quite pricey therefore scholarships, like Florida’s Bright Futures program, can help a student or parent with the financial strain.

04/24/2014

Photo Credit Natalie Cass/Getty Images

USF Bans New Grads From Taking Selfies

After years of sleepless study nights, sitting in long lectures and intense finals, it’s time for college seniors to graduate. As much as students at one Florida school would love to document the very moment when walk across the stage to accept their diploma, university officials have put their foot down on the #Selfie game.

04/24/2014

(AP)

Scott, Bush Push Senate To Pass Immigrant Tuition Bill

Gov. Rick Scott and former governors Jeb Bush and Bob Martinez on Friday pushed the state Senate to advance a measure that would allow some undocumented immigrant students to pay in-state tuition rates.

CBS Miami–04/18/2014

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Not-So-Bright Future For Popular Scholarship Program

The 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.

04/08/2014

(AP)

In-State Tuition Bill Moves Closer To Final Vote

Allowing illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition rates cleared what was expected to be a major hurdle in the Senate, with the Judiciary Committee giving overwhelming approval Tuesday to the election-year proposal that has divided Republicans.

04/01/2014

Chad Thomas, a senior at Booker T. Washington, receives hundreds of scholarships for his skills on the field, and his musical abilities. (Source: CBS4)

Multi-Talented High School Student Offered Hundreds Of College Scholarships

Chad Thomas, a senior at Booker T. Washington, is a teen with many talents. So many talents, that he has received hundreds of college scholarship offers.

03/18/2014

President Obama speaks to students at Coral Reef Senior High school on Friday, March 7, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Obama Touts Education In Speech At Coral Reef Senior High

Students at Coral Reef High School in Southwest Miami-Dade received a presidential visit Friday.

CBS Miami–03/07/2014

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