No one knows really where to begin when talking about migrant workers in the United States. People rarely know how long the workers have been in the U.S., what they pick, or where they live and work. In part one of her three part series, Lynsey Saunders reports, in order to understand why this cycle of virtual non-existence exists, you have to start at the core of an agricultural business that has used migrant workers for almost a century.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/migrant1.mp3]
The Florida Senate passed a bill Wednesday that refocuses the purpose and direction of the state’s community colleges. Senate Bill 374, the College Competitiveness Act of 2017, sets the primary missions of community colleges as providing associate of arts degrees and other lower level undergraduate college credit.