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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

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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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Civic Groups, Educators Push For In-state Tuition

The issue of in-state tuition for all students in Florida, even those in the country illegally will be up for debate Saturday.

03/01/2014

Smart Pills (Source: CBS4)

“Study Drugs” Dangers On The Rise At Florida Schools

The desire for success has driven some college students to the hospital. Many of them have taken prescription drugs to get better grades. They are referred to as “study drugs” and are easy to get and easy to abuse.

CBS4–02/25/2014

Washington DC Prepares For Presidential Inauguration

Inaugural Poet To Set Up Visiting Writers Program

Miami’s very own influential poet Richard Blancois has set up a program to help others reach their dreams.

02/18/2014

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