For four years straight, each of Florida‘s public universities has raised its tuition as much as state law allows, with the blessing of their state overseers. Enough already.
Presumed GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s campaign has released a list of people who are advising the campaign on education issues, including a former U.S. Secretary of Education and a current state schools chief.
The Huffington Post | By Tyler Kingkade After approving a $300 million cut to Florida‘s public universities in earlier April, thus cutting public higher education state funding for the fifth year in a row, Governor Rick Scott vetoed legislation late last week that would allow the University of Florida and Florida State University to raise … Continue reading
Miami – The National Council of La Raza on Tuesday launched the Florida operation of its national Mobilize to Vote, or M2V, campaign to promote voter registration among about 800,000 Hispanics in a state that is considered to be key for the November elections.
Neftali Martinez, 10, walks into the classroom and gets right to work. He looks up the words “universe” and “biology” in the dictionary. He reads part of a story about outer space. He participates in a review session for the vocabulary test he will take in two days.
By ELIZABETH ARANDA | Special to The Tampa Tribune In the last month, much attention in politics focused on the Latino electorate and their role in shaping the Republican primary results in Florida.
By LIZETTE ALVAREZ – New York Times Florida lawmakers contend that education is essential to high-wage jobs in the state, but the Legislature is again expected to slash millions of dollars from the budget for higher education and may usher in another round of tuition increases.
By Leslie Postal, Orlando Sentinel Florida lawmakers want to give parents the power to dictate the future of poorly performing public schools, sparking criticism from parent advocates and others that the effort is part of a continuing campaign to privatize education.
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