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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

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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

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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

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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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Florida Lawmakers Offer Dream Act Bill

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.

CBS4–09/02/2011

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Florida State Universities Lock In 15 Percent Tuition Hike

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.

CBS4–06/24/2011

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Florida College Tuition On The Rise, Again

Students, get ready to shell out more for a college education in the state of Florida.

CBS4–06/23/2011

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Fla. Universities Eyeing 7 Percent Tuition Increase

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.

CBS4–06/14/2011

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