Florida Senate Panel OKs Bill On Student Vouchers, Teacher BonusesFlorida is close to making it easier for students to attend private schools.
Common Core Backlash In Florida Prompts ChangesFlorida's new Common Core education standards has some folks fired up so now the Republican-controlled Florida Legislature is pushing through a series of sweeping changes.
Latvala: Getting Immigrant Tuition Bill To Floor Biggest Challenge The sponsor of a measure that would allow undocumented immigrant students to pay cheaper tuition rates insists he has the votes to pass the bill in the Senate.
Gov. Scott To Call For Repeal Of Differential Tuition Law In another thinly veiled shot at his chief rival in the November elections, Gov. Rick Scott will use his State of the State address on Tuesday to call for a repeal of a 2009 law allowing universities to increase tuition up to 15 percent a year.
Lawmakers Could Lower Costs In Florida's Prepaid College ProgramLooking to make higher education more affordable, state lawmakers Tuesday moved forward with a plan that would lower costs in the Florida Prepaid College Program and lead to about $50 million in refunds for some already-enrolled families.
Education Commissioner Stewart Looks To Reassure Lawmakers On Test Education Commissioner Pam Stewart faced tough questions from senators Wednesday as she outlined how the state would move forward on tweaks to its current schools standards and select a new test for students.