University

(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

(CBS4)

Financial Sex Aid: Florida Co-Eds Seek “Sugar Daddy” for College Degree

There is a growing trend that proves just how expensive getting a college education has become. Young women are looking for help to pay for college from complete strangers.

CBS4–02/14/2012

(AP)

Fla. House Plans 8-Percent Tuition Hike

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.

CBS4–02/02/2012

(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 Tuesday to enroll and lock in this year’s prices.

CBS4–01/30/2012

(Source: AP)

MLK Day: What’s Open & Closed

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is on Monday. Here’s a look at what’s open and closed throughout South Florida.

CBS4–01/13/2012

(Source: CBS)

Gov. Scott Posts State University Salaries Online

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.

CBS4–10/18/2011

(AP)

Fla. Prepaid College Plans On Sale Monday With Hefty Increase

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.

CBS4–10/17/2011

(Source: CBS)

Student Loan Debt Crushing College Dreams

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.

CBS4–09/15/2011

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