By Nicole Acevedo on January 28th, 2015 | Last updated: January 28, 2015 at 12:28 pm
Governor Rick Scott has proposed a plan to extend Bright Futures scholarships over the summer and repeal sales tax on textbooks. The 65 million dollar plan will reduce the cost of students taking courses over the summer.
By Cassidy Whitson on October 29th, 2014 | Last updated: October 29, 2014 at 6:04 pm
Members of the community gathered in Pugh Hall on Wednesday to support Charlie Crist in the 2014 gubernatorial election.
By Natalia Frias on October 20th, 2014 | Last updated: October 20, 2014 at 10:43 am
Economic malaise clouds Florida governor’s race – While the polls show Republican Rick Scott and Democrat Charlie Crist are close in numbers, Scott’s campaign faces challenges in proving Florida’s economic stability. Scott claims credit for adding 613,000 jobs and trimming […]
Precautionary Ebola Test in Miami – A South Florida hospital decided to take a proactive approach with a young patient visiting from Africa who was tested for Ebola, though it turns out the child has the flu. As a precaution, Gov. […]
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By Keith Momberg on February 27th, 2014 | Last updated: February 27, 2014 at 9:47 pm
This Could Be The Year For In-State Tuition For Undocumented Students In Florida – State lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow qualified Florida students to pay in-state college tuition even if they are in the country illegally. Florida Center […]
Soldiers support Florida boy with cancer – all the way from Afghanistan – A West Palm Beach-based group of soldiers in Afghanistan shaved their heads to support a Mount Plymouth 7-year-old diagnosed with cancer. The men from Florida are a […]
By Caitlin Sinett 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. […]
The governor visited the Lafayette County Courthouse in Mayo to listen and discuss the concerns of the small town’s residents, including the federal government shutdown.
By Rachel Stern on September 24th, 2013 | Last updated: September 26, 2013 at 4:18 pm
Gov. Rick Scott announced he wants Florida to determine its own education testing standards and no longer work with PARCC. Alachua County school board member Eileen Roy said parents are tired of the frenzy of ever-changing tests.
By Viana Bhagan on September 14th, 2013 | Last updated: September 14, 2013 at 4:20 pm
Florida Had Second-Largest 2013 Education Funding Increase, Study Says – Florida still spends 3.9 percent less on education than it did in 2008 before the Great Recession, despite having the second-largest increase in education spending for the 2013-2014 budget year. […]