The State Board of Education has decided to once again ask lawmakers for record per-student funding for public schools — with the lion’s share of the increase coming from local taxpayers.
If Florida Gov. Rick Scott is re-elected, he’s promising to boost school funding to its highest levels.
Politicians of both parties talk about the importance of higher education, but Monday the intransigence of both parties made it even more difficult and expensive for some students to get a degree.
Thanks to the ongoing obstructionism from both political parties in Washington, DC, students taking out loans for the upcoming school year will be hit with nearly double the interest rates students were given last year.