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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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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

(AP)

Florida Prepaid College Plan Deadline Is Nearing

If you’re one of the thousands of parents who want to buy a Florida Prepaid College plan before the prices go up again, you only have until Thursday, January 31st, to enroll and lock in this year’s prices.

CBS4–01/24/2013

(AP)

Immigrant College Tuition Bill Filed

Children born in the United States, but whose parents are in the country illegally, would be eligible for in-state tuition in Florida under a bill filed Tuesday that would codify a court decision from earlier this year.

12/04/2012

(AP)

Florida Prepaid Tuition Program Cost Rises 11 Percent

The new, recently-raised cost of for four years of prepaid classes at a state university: $331.59 a month for the next 18 years, an 11 percent increase over last year’s price.

CBS4–10/13/2012

(AP)

Florida Supreme Court Takes Up College Tuition Rates

Who has the authority to set tuition rates at Florida’s 12 public universities – the Legislature or the Board of Governors?
On Thursday, the Florida Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in this matter.

10/04/2012

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