Florida Higher Education Aid Programs Face ChangesDuring this year’s legislative session, lawmakers eliminated grants that help students at some private colleges pay tuition and got rid of an annual textbook stipend for Bright Futures scholarship recipients.
Federal Rule Puts Thousands Of International Students Throughout Florida In JeopardyNew federal regulations that could affect thousands of foreign students throughout the state are complicating Florida universities’ plans to reopen campuses in the fall.
Outgoing Miami-Dade College President Dr. Eduardo Padron Receives High HonorA major honor tonight for the outgoing president of Miami-Dade College.
Florida House Poised To Consider Higher Ed Spending ChangesThe Florida House is expected Tuesday to start moving forward with a plan that would revamp spending rules for the higher education system, including on construction projects.
Miami Dade College President Eduardo Padrón Announces RetirementThe President of Miami Dade College Eduardo Padrón will be retiring at the end of the year.
Students Get Boost From Bright Futures ChangesFlorida “medallion scholars” will be among the biggest beneficiaries this academic year of the state’s efforts to expand financial aid for university and state college students.
Future First: Success for Youth Through BOSS and P3The Children's Services Council of Broward County helps disadvantaged students navigate high school graduation and transitioning to higher education or employment.
Current SAT Ends This Week; New One Debuts In MarchStudents across South Florida and the rest of the nation will sit down this weekend, probably squirm and sweat a little bit, as they take the SAT college entrance exam but it'll be the final run for the current version. A new revamped version debuts in March.
House Looks To Hold Down Higher-Ed CostsFollowing the lead of Gov. Rick Scott, a House panel Wednesday approved a bill designed to help hold down costs for students at state colleges and universities.
A Redesigned SAT Will Debut In Spring 2016The College Board, who administers the SAT, announced earlier this year they are giving the exam a major overhaul and cite eight specific changes.
Is Competency-Based Learning The Future Of Education?The traditional approach to formal education ties students to classrooms. Competency-based education programs grant credentials based on what a student knows.
Who Is Eligible For Student Loan Forgiveness?The federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) is an incentive for these graduates to consider taking jobs in public service areas.
College Affordability: Know Your Federal Student Loan Repayment OptionsMore than 70 percent of undergraduate college students take out student loans to help with college costs. The U.S. Department of Education offers several different repayment plans to ease the burden of loan payments for new graduates as they work to establish their careers.
‘Youth CareerConnect' Grants Fund STEM Focused ProgramsCareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.
What You Need To Know About The Pell Grant ProgramThe federal Pell Grant program is the nation’s largest needs-based college grant program.