Pitting the chamber against the wishes of Gov. Rick Scott, the House Appropriations Committee has approved a spending plan that calls for an 8-percent college tuition increase, continuing an effort to shift more of the cost in higher education to students instead of taxpayers.
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 Tuesday to enroll and lock in this year’s prices.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day is on Monday. Here’s a look at what’s open and closed throughout South Florida.
In the middle of pushing to reform higher education, Governor Rick Scott has posted the salaries of Florida’s university employees online, and the move is prompting pushback from faculty.
Florida’s Prepaid College plan goes on sale once again on Monday but be prepared to dig deep into your bank account to prepay for your little one’s educational future.
Going to college is the dream of most parents for their children. But, as the recession continues to pinch pocketbooks and college costs continue to increase, the debt load students face now is rising to an almost unmanageable position.
Two Democratic state lawmakers, one from Miami, have offered a bill for the 2012 legislative session that would create a pathway for undocumented immigrants to get in-state tuition.
If you have a student in a Florida state college or university, or if you’re headed to school this fall, you’ll be paying more for your education. For the third year in a row, undergraduate students at Florida universities will pay 15 percent more in tuition.
Students, get ready to shell out more for a college education in the state of Florida.
Trustees at six of Florida’s 11 state universities have unanimously agreed to raise tuition by 7 percent. That’s on top of an 8 percent increase ordered by the Legislature for the next academic year.