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Update: Shaky Start To $10,000 College Degree Programs In Florida

Last November, Gov. Rick Scott challenged Florida’s colleges to offer $10,000 degrees for programs that place students in high-demand fields. Most of the schools in the Florida College System pledged to meet that challenge, but as the Sun Sentinel reported over the weekend, the results so far have been mixed: “… the degree options are [...]

Education Leader Criticizes Gov. Scott’s $10K Degree Challenge As More Colleges Sign On

More community colleges are accepting Gov. Rick Scott’s challenge to create $10,000 bachelor’s degree programs. Scott issued the challenge Monday, calling on colleges to create affordable programs in high-demand areas like information technology, education, and engineering. Already more than half of the 28 institutions that comprise the Florida College System have announced they will consider [...]

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