Not-So-Bright Future For Popular Scholarship ProgramThe 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.
In-State Tuition Bill Moves Closer To Final VoteAllowing 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.
In-State Tuition Bill For Undocumented Students Moving Through LegislatureEven 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.
Lawmakers Could Lower Costs In Florida's Prepaid College ProgramLooking 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.
Florida Leaders: Lower Differential Tuition RateThe 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.
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Gov. Scott May Veto Tuition IncreaseGov. Rick Scott hinted Friday that he is considering vetoing a 3 percent tuition increase as he considers the budget lawmakers sent him this week.
House Passes Bill That OKs In-State Tuition For Citizen Kids Of ImmigrantsOn 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.
Several Fla. Universities Named "Best Values" In Annual ListIn-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.
University Presidents Pitch Tuition Deal To LawmakersUniversity presidents have made a pitch to legislators in Tallahassee: add $118 million in state funding and they will not raise tuition.
Fla. Immigrant Tuition Ruling Won't Be AppealedFlorida's public colleges and universities must stop charging higher tuition to the dependent children of illegal immigrants living in the state following a State Board of Education decision Tuesday not to appeal a federal court decision.
Study: More Americans Drowning In College DebtA newly released study shows a record number of households, one in five, now face college debt.