Florida Senate Panel Scales Back Bill That Would Have Reduced Bright Futures ScholarshipsA Florida Senate panel on Tuesday scaled back a bill that would have reduced Bright Futures scholarships for students pursuing certain degrees, but opponents are now focusing criticism on whether the measure will jeopardize future funding for the program.
Bright Futures Expansion Ready For SummerFor the first time in 17 years, top-performing students will be able to use their Bright Futures scholarships to attend summer classes at state universities and colleges.
Gov. Scott Signed Bill To Expand Bright Futures ScholarshipsHigh school students around the state hoping to go to college in Florida have a reason to celebrate.
Crist Launches "Kitchen Table" TourIn the final days of the governor’s race, former Gov. Charlie Crist is launching a “kitchen table” tour.
Not-So-Bright Future For Popular Scholarship ProgramThe future could possibly be a little dimmer for some of Florida’s upcoming high school seniors who plan to apply for the Bright Futures scholarship.
Florida Lottery Marks AnniversaryIt’s been 25 years since Florida voters first approved a lottery in the Sunshine State. Since that approval, Florida officials say the lottery has contributed $23 billion towards education through the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund.
Teen Wants To Pay Students For A+ AttendanceA South Florida high school student who is proud of his perfect attendance record would like to benefit other Miami-Dade County students for their attendance.
Bright Futures Eligibility May ToughenThe popular Bright Futures scholarship may become more difficult to obtain.