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U.S. President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union speech before members of Congress in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol January 20, 2015 in Washington, DC. Obama was expected to lay out a broad agenda to including attempts to address income inequality and making it easier for Americans to afford college education and child care.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

White House Drops Plan To Scale Back College Savings Plans

The White House, facing backlash from both lawmakers and parents of both parties, said Tuesday it is dropping a proposal to scale back the tax benefits of college savings plans.

01/28/2015

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How The Montgomery GI Bill Is Motivating Our Servicemembers

From providing support for entrance exams to tuition for college courses, the Montgomery GI Bill provides education benefits for members of the military.

11/10/2014

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Happy Birthday: Former Barry President Celebrates A Milestone

Sister Jeanne O’Laughlin went back to Barry University, but this time as a visitor, thrilled to be back in South Florida.

05/20/2014

(AP)

Scott, Bush Push Senate To Pass Immigrant Tuition Bill

Gov. Rick Scott and former governors Jeb Bush and Bob Martinez on Friday pushed the state Senate to advance a measure that would allow some undocumented immigrant students to pay in-state tuition rates.

CBS Miami–04/18/2014

(AP)

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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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

(AP)

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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More Students Opting For Educational Certificates

With traditional four-year college costs soaring and an uncertain job market, scores of students are opting for an alternative type of education.

CBS Miami–09/10/2013

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Conferences Lining Up For Major NCAA Changes

As the University of Miami awaits word from the NCAA’s Committee on Infractions, the NCAA itself could be on its last legs, at least in its current form.

CBS Miami–07/22/2013

(AP)

House Considers Lowering Tuition For Immigrants

Another bill that will benefit higher education-seeking students with immigrant parents has made its way to the Senate.

CBS Miami–03/06/2013

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