Retired Special Ed Teacher Leaves $1 Million To Students In WillMrs. Via Cava left the generous donation in her will after years of careful saving.
"Never Give Up": Student Surprised With $30K College ScholarshipA Miami senior high school student was surprised Tuesday with a $30K college scholarship from the Kiwanis Club of Biscayne Bay.
Super Kid Ricky White Dances His Way Out Of Hard TimesHe is a "Superkid" who is dancing on air. One could say he has lept out of hard times, a poor and rough neighborhood, raised by a young widow. Neighborhood bets were on Ricky White growing up to be a troubled kid. But as Chief Investigative Reporter Michele Gillen has found, he's being recognized as a superstar and already helping those dancing behind him.
Ford Fund Announces Automotive Design ScholarshipsThe Ford Motor Co. Fund will award a $1 million grant for scholarships commemorating William Clay Ford's contributions to the automaker's design legacy.
Miami-Dade College Welcomes Undocumented Immigrant ScholarshipsTuesday, Miami-Dade College accepted the first scholarships ever for undocumented immigrants. The move, a sidestep around the immigration debate, is changing the lives of dozens of students who could only dream of going to college.
Scott Pitches New Job Training ProgramAs the 2014 election cycle kicks into gear, Governor Rick Scott is now calling for more spending, specifically $30 million a year on a new job training program.
UM Looking For Credit From NCAA For Self-Enforced Scholarship LimitsThe University of Miami Hurricanes football team lost nine scholarships over three years due to the Nevin Shapiro scandal, but the school is hoping the NCAA may give the school credit for self-enforced scholarship restrictions.
NCAA Easing Scholarship Limits On Penn StateThe NCAA's Executive Committee has decided to gradually reduce the scholarship penalties against Penn State University for the Jerry Sandusky scandal.
Bill Ties Bright Futures To Working In FloridaA House Republican filed a bill Wednesday that would require future recipients of Bright Futures scholarships to reimburse the state if they do not graduate or if they go to work outside of Florida.
SEC Makes Signing Rule ChangesThe Southeastern Conference made changes to its two biggest cash cows, basketball and football, Friday that left some coaches very angry.
Legislature Cuts To Dim "Bright Futures" LusterIf your child was depending on a Bright Futures scholarship in the years ahead, you should be considering how you're going to make up for the cuts approved in the Florida Legislature.
State Considers Cuts To Popular Scholarship ProgramIn what may be an unpopular political move, the state legislature is considering a proposal to reduce a popular merit-based scholarship program.