Public University Tuition Increase Being Considered in Florida

Image by Ernie A. Stephens from Pixabay  There are currently calls for increasing college tuition, including the first across-the-board tuition increase since 2013 for 420,000 students who attend Florida’s 12 public universities. There are also proposals for streamlining programs and services and possible faculty and staff layoffs. Governor Ron DeSantis has ordered Florida departments and

Broward County Schools to Tentatively Reopen on October 5

Broward County Public Schools Department in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA on Tuesday, June 30, 2020. Photo and Caption: YES Market Media/Shutterstock.com During a virtual school board meeting on Tuesday morning, Broward County Public Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie has announced a date for when he would like to reopen schools to students and teachers. Runcie said

UF Ranked 6th Best Public University in Florida

Entrance sign at the University of Florida on September 12, 2016 in Gainesville, Florida, USA. Photo and Caption: Bryan Pollard/Shutterstock.com The University of Florida (UF) has placed sixth on the 2021 list of the state’s top-ranked college. As of Monday, September 14, UF is tied for sixth place with the University of California, Santa Barbara,

DeSantis Says Miami-Dade, Broward County Ready to Move into Phase 2 on Monday

Governor-elect Ron DeSantis speaking with attendees at the 2018 Student Action Summit hosted by Turning Point USA at the Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach, Florida, USA. Photo and Caption: Gage Skidmore | Flickr During a press conference on Friday, September 11, alongside Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez and Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto

UF Ranked No. 1 on Niche’s 2021 Best College Athletics in America

Florida Gators wide receiver Tyrie Cleveland (9) returns the ball during the 2020 Reese’s Senior Bowl at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Alabama, USA on January 25, 2020. Photo and Caption: Brad McPherson/Shutterstock.com The University of Florida (UF) has landed the top spot on the list of Niche’s 2021 best college athletics in the country. UF

University of North Florida and Eckerd College Receive $150,000 Grant for Ocean Debris Reduction Efforts

Image by Pexels from Pixabay  The University of North Florida (UNF) and Eckerd College have received a $150,000 award from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The two educational institutions have partnered to try and help keep plastic out of our oceans. The money has been granted as part of a Marine Debris Program

Florida Ranked 25th For Racial Equality in Education

Photo: Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock.com Florida has just landed the 25th spot in a new study by the WalletHub website that examines equality between white and Black students in educational progress among the 50 states, based on six key dimensions. Florida earned a total score of 45.67 in the study by the personal finances website, with

Dolphins, Hurricanes to Allow Only 13,000 (Masked) Fans in the Stands

Aerial view, drone photography of Hard Rock Stadium of the Miami Dolphins on November 29, 2019 in Miami Gardens, Florida, USA. Photo and Caption: By YES Market Media/Shutterstock.com On Monday, August 24, life in South Florida started getting back to normal, slowly but surely. The Miami Dolphins and the Miami Hurricanes announced they will allow

Florida Gators Take 8th Spot in Coaches Poll

Capital One Orange Bowl University of Florida Gators vs. University of Virginia College Football in Miami Gardens, Florida, USA on December 30, 2019. Photo and Caption: Gregory Reed The Florida Gators have come out on top in the league of college sports. The Gators’ third football season under Coach Dan Mullen is starting right where

SEC Order Filed Against VALIC Financial Advisors for Not Disclosing Payments to Florida Educators

Image by Shannon Anderson from Pixabay The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that it has reached a $40 million settlement with VALIC Financial Advisors (VFA) over failing to disclose payments to promote services to Florida educators. The company made the announcement on July 28 via the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission website. The SEC