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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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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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In-State Tuition Bill For Undocumented Students Moving Through Legislature

Even as more Republicans come out against a bill to allow qualified Florida students to pay in-state college tuition rates, even if they are in the country illegally; the bill continues to make its way through the legislature.

CBS Miami–03/18/2014

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Lawmakers Could Lower Costs In Florida’s Prepaid College Program

Looking to make higher education more affordable, state lawmakers Tuesday moved forward with a plan that would lower costs in the Florida Prepaid College Program and lead to about $50 million in refunds for some already-enrolled families.

CBS Miami–02/18/2014

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Florida Leaders: Lower Differential Tuition Rate

The Legislature would reduce the leeway universities have to set their own tuition rates under a proposal being advanced by the leaders of the House and Senate.

CBS Miami–01/31/2014

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UM Ranks 47th Best University In The Nation

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The University of Miami came out ahead of Florida on the football field last weekend and now leads UF in another key rating, this one from U.S. News & World Report. The […]

CBS Miami–09/10/2013

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Gov. Scott May Veto Tuition Increase

Gov. Rick Scott hinted Friday that he is considering vetoing a 3 percent tuition increase as he considers the budget lawmakers sent him this week.

CBS Miami–05/10/2013

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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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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

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University Presidents Pitch Tuition Deal To Lawmakers

University presidents have made a pitch to legislators in Tallahassee: add $118 million in state funding and they will not raise tuition.

CBS Miami–12/05/2012

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