Universities

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Secret Meetings Bill Headed To Gov. Scott

Secret meetings could take place among state university foundations under a bill that’s headed to Gov. Rick Scott.

04/25/2014

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University Performance Funding Moves Forward

The House on Wednesday rolled out its version of a highly anticipated performance-funding bill for state universities, a measure that carves out the University of Florida and Florida State University from a formula proposed by the university system’s Board of Governors.

03/19/2014

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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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Performance Could Alter University Funding

Lawmakers will consider a plan this spring that would fund the state’s 12 universities based in part on performance, a move that could see some universities lose money and others gain it.

02/11/2014

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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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Highlights Of The 2013 Florida Budget

As the Florida Legislature’s 2013 regular session was winding down Friday, both house finally passed the state’s $74.5 billion budget. The massive budget was sent to Florida Governor Rick Scott for his signature.

CBS Miami–05/04/2013

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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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Spring Break Mania Hits South Beach

Thousands of co-eds hit South Beach this year for spring break.

CBS4–03/09/2012

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High Unemployment Is Bad News For South Florida College Grads

College graduates who are searching for jobs in South Florida say it’s a real struggle. The most recent numbers show the unemployment rate at 10.8 percent across the state.

CBS4–06/10/2011

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