University

(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

(Source: CBS4)

List Of Free Online University Courses Grows

Ever dream of an Ivy League education? It’s possible to get one for free. Schools like Princeton, Harvard and Stanford are offering courses online at no cost.

CBS4–10/01/2012

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an Apple product launch event at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on March 7, 2012 in San Francisco, California. In the first product release following the death of Steve Jobs, Apple Inc. introduced the third version of the iPad and an updated Apple TV.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

iPad Surpasses Traditional PCs In School-Related Sales

As back to school kicks off in the U.S., new data claims that Apple’s iPad is outpacing traditional PCs in sales to students and schools for the first time ever.

CBS Miami–09/05/2012

(AP)

University System Challenges Laid Out State Task Force

Something has got to give. Even if they increased tuition by the maximum 15 percent allowed by law, the chancellor of the Florida’s university system said they would still not be able to make up financially for the dramatic cuts in state funding.

CBS4–06/11/2012

(Source: CBS4) Century Tower at the University of Florida in Gainesville

Rep. Proctor Warns Of Erosion Of Quality At State’s Universities

The chairman of the House’s Education Committee has warned that funding cuts and tuition caps will erode the quality at the state’s universities, particularly two of Florida’s top research schools.

CBS4–05/02/2012

(Source: CBS)

Student Loan Debate May Determine Presidential Youth Vote

Millions of students like the University of Miami’s Joseph LeDonne could graduate with even more debt if Congress allows the interest rate on federal student loans to double on July 1st.

CBS4–04/27/2012

(AP)

FL University Presidents Warn Of Closures If Spending Cuts Persist

The budget passed out of the Florida Senate last week slashes state funding to the eleven public universities by $400 million.

CBS4–02/28/2012

(AP)

Bill Giving UF & FSU Power To Raise Tuition Advances In House

The University of Florida and Florida State University could soon have the power to set higher tuition rates than the state’s other universities.

CBS4–02/21/2012

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