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Putting Education Reform To The Test

Roll Call: Higher, Flat-rate Tuition At UF; New Athlete Transfer Rules Send The Wrong Message

The University of Florida’s president unveils new tuition plans, in Thursday’s education headlines.

Machen: UF would delay higher tuition, create four-year ‘flat rate’ | The Chalkboard Freshman entering the University of Florida in 2013 will pay the national average tuition — and increase over current prices — if Gov. Rick Scott signs a law allowing the university to set its rates. But those freshman will pay the same price over all four years. (chalkboard.blogs.gainesville.com)

Scott Still Thinking On School Prayer, Drug Testing Bills « CBS Miami Gov. Rick Scott would not commit Wednesday to signing a bill that would allow student-led inspirational messages or prayers. The bill is likely to be challenged in court.(miami.cbslocal.com)

TCPalm.com : PrepZone Opinion: Allowing student athletes to more easily transfer opens the door to recruiting and sends the wrong message about priorities. (tcpalm.com)

Clearwater High considers strict dress code for students – Tampa Bay Times Clearwater High School is considering becoming the first Pinellas County High School to institute a dress code for students. (tampabay.com)

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