Tag Archives: Florida budget

Investment Into Open-Access Textbooks Could Save Students Millions

By on October 16th, 2014 | Last updated: October 17, 2014 at 9:36 am

Funding for Orange Grove Text Plus, an open-acess textbook initiative, can make textbooks even more affordable than e-textbooks. If enacted, it could cost students almost nothing.

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In The News: Teacher Killed, Fla. Budget Cuts, Pirate Attack

By on October 24th, 2013 | Last updated: October 24, 2013 at 3:52 pm

Student used box cutter to kill Massachusetts teacher, sources say – A Danvers High School teacher was murdered in Danvers, Mass., with a box cutter on Tuesday. Philip Chism, a 14-year-old student, allegedly killed Colleen Ritzer in the school bathroom. […]

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In the News: missiles to Guam, $74 million spending plan, children kidnapped by parent, Gov. Scott’s re-election funds

By on April 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: April 3, 2013 at 5:03 pm

US sending defensive missiles to Guam – The U.S. Military is sending a land-based missile defense system to Guam to defend against any possible North Korean ballistic missile launches. CNN Lawmakers agree on separate $74 billion spending plans – With […]

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Scott announces incentive for college students to graduate in four years

By on February 4th, 2013 | Last updated: February 8, 2013 at 3:24 pm

Gov. Rick Scott has announced a plan to have students finish college in four years that would free up space at universities. Scott wants students to experience locked tuition while they are in school in exchange for leaving within four years.

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