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)


About StateImpact

StateImpact seeks to inform and engage local communities with broadcast and online news focused on how state government decisions affect your lives.
Learn More »