Sunday, June 13, 2021
The Master of Science in Medical Sciences (MSMS) program, in partnership with Tiber Health, offers an on-ramp to medical school and other professional programs like pharmacy, optometry, and physician’s assistant in response to two concerning trends in U.S. healthcare: a growing doctor shortage, and a medical profession that fails to reflect the increasingly diverse U.S. population.  
On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Byron Donalds, R-Fla., testified before the U.S. Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on Economic Policy in a hearing on “The Student Debt Burden and Its Impact on Racial Justice, Borrowers, & The Economy.”
Launched by Broward College in 2018, Broward UP (Unlimited Potential) is an innovative approach to increasing college access and delivering workforce education in communities impacted by high unemployment and low education attainment, with the aim to improve economic mobility in targeted Broward County area ZIP codes.
“Over the past year and beyond, Florida has led on prioritizing the education and wellbeing of our state’s students,” said Gov. Ron DeSantis. “This emergency order will empower students, families and teachers with data on students’ progress and growth and provide them with the necessary tools to create the best educational experience for each individual.”
Lawson brought out the bill in the middle of last month though it has not garnered much traction in recent weeks.
As part of the $1.9 trillion that Congress and the White House agreed upon last month, the American Rescue Plan provides $500 million for Hillsborough County Public Schools (HCPS) to keep schools operating safely, address summer school and keep educators on the job through the public health emergency.
Given the most recent testing scores reported by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP, U.S. Department of Education), it’s no wonder civics is on the radar.
Last month, Congress authorized $122.7 billion for the ESSER as part of its $1.9 trillion stimulus package.
The Lottery has experienced double-digit growth for nine consecutive months this fiscal year, with total sales to date 22.28 percent, or $1.207 billion, higher than the same period last year. These increased sales translate into record education contributions.
Steube’s bill would ensure American colleges and universities do not take funds from the CCP. The bill would also stop higher ed employees from being funded by CCP. If colleges and universities do not comply, they would lose federal funding.