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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

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FL House Passes In-State Tuition Bill

A lot of work was done in Tallahassee Thursday. Among the bills passed in the House was the one that would let qualified Florida students pay in-state college tuition rates even if they are in the country illegally.

03/20/2014

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Voucher Program Expansion Measure Pulled

It does not look as if State legislators will expand a Florida program that helps low income children attend private schools this year.

03/20/2014

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Broward Schools To Allow Students With Head Lice To Remain In Class

Broward County schools have updated their guidelines when it comes to students with head lice.

CBS Miami–03/18/2014

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New Test Will Replace FCAT

Students will soon have a new test that will replace the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test or FCAT.

03/17/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Latitude: The Career Test Assessment

Are you a lawyer who doesn’t like the law? Or a school teacher who doesn’t like children? How and why we choose careers is often accidental, dictated by our parents or circumstance. Now imagine taking a test that can see into your future and guide you towards your life’s career path before you’re even out of high school. CBS4′s Cynthia Demos explains.

CBS4–03/13/2014

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FL High School Students Drinking Less Soda

According to new statistics, students in Florida high schools are healthier than they were six years ago.

03/01/2014

(Source: AP)

Tools For Schools Program Delivers School Supplies

United Way of Broward County and Publix are set to make a major delivery to elementary schools Saturday.

03/01/2014

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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

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“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

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