Not everyone wants to go to college. In this difficult economy, some experts say learning a trade can help in the long run. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Juliana Valencia reports, an area trade school is helping those who might not want to become an electrician.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/JulianaFinalProjectDec2011.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.