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Scott Says Higher Ed Efforts ‘About Building A Workforce’

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ORLANDO—Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday wrapped up a two-day higher education conference in Orlando with a list of goals that included making colleges and universities more affordable and more responsive to the needs of businesses. The second day of the “Degrees to Jobs Summit” included sessions about trying to make …

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Next Senate President Puts Focus On Universities

The existing seal of the  Florida state senate. A committee is reviewing whether the Confederate flag should be removed.

Highlighting what is expected to be one of the focuses of his tenure as Senate president, Sen. Joe Negron announced Monday he will take a four-day “listening tour” of state universities. Negron, R-Stuart, said he would visit each of Florida’s 12 public universities — literally traveling from Pensacola to Miami …

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