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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 […]

Map: How Full-Time Support Staff Jobs Have Changed In Your County Schools

At the start of last school year there were about 15,000 fewer full-time jobs in Florida public schools than there were in 2007. Almost all of those jobs — 99.5% — are support staff positions like custodians, secretaries and classroom aides. StateImpact Florida has been reporting on the changes in staffing at Florida public schools. […]

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