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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

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Gov. Scott To Call For Repeal Of Differential Tuition Law

In another thinly veiled shot at his chief rival in the November elections, Gov. Rick Scott will use his State of the State address on Tuesday to call for a repeal of a 2009 law allowing universities to increase tuition up to 15 percent a year.

03/03/2014

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Some Fla. College Grad. Rates Deemed Unacceptable

While some schools have shown progress, the new chairman of the Florida Board of Governors said graduation rates at some Florida universities were unacceptable.

CBS Miami–01/16/2014

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More Students Opting For Educational Certificates

With traditional four-year college costs soaring and an uncertain job market, scores of students are opting for an alternative type of education.

CBS Miami–09/10/2013

Gov. Rick Scott delivers his state of the state on Tuesday, March 5, 2013. (Source: The Florida Channel)

Florida Legislature Passes Groundbreaking Education Bill

Florida lawmakers sent Gov. Rick Scott a far-reaching education bill that undoes a much-lauded bill from three years ago.

CBS4–04/13/2013

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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

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Hazing, Alcohol Issues Prompt Fla. University To Halt Greek Activities

Another Florida university has suspended many fraternity and sorority activities after alcohol and hazing issues came up.

CBS4–02/21/2013

(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

Miami-Dade College Kendall Campus (Source: www.mdc.edu)

MDC Program Aims To Spur Socially Responsible Businesses

A local college’s new program is offering jobmakers the chance to “do good”.

CBS4–12/26/2012

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U Of Miami Program Keeps Students Lives From “Going To Pot”

In college, an arrest for even a mistake like smoking marijuana can derail a student’s college career and give them a criminal background that will haunt them well after college.

CBS4–12/22/2012

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