Sunday, July 5, 2020
On Friday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced all 28 schools in the Florida College System are backing the “Last Mile College Completion Program” to help students finish up their degrees. DeSantis, the Florida Department of Education and the Florida College System...
FAMU President Dr. Larry Robinson tapped Dr. Alan Robertson to serve as the university’s CFO. Before this, Robertson served as the senior vice president and CFO of Morehouse College. He is scheduled to begin his new role at the start of next month.
These new standards are a result of the governor’s continued opposition to Common Core. At the start of last year, DeSantis issued an executive order “outlining a path for Florida to improve its education system by eliminating Common Core and paving the way for Florida students to receive a world-class education to prepare them for jobs of the future.”
“Our nation is facing an unprecedented crisis. We, as Americans, have to come together to innovatively adapt and solve problems, and that’s exactly what USF Health is doing,” Scott said on Monday. 
During this sales tax holiday period, qualifying items will be exempt from tax including certain school supplies selling for $15 or less per item, and clothing, footwear, and certain accessories selling for $60 or less per item.
This week,  at the Association of Florida Colleges conference in Orlando, Florida College System (FCS) Chancellor Madeline Pumariega honored four schools in the Sunshine State with the Chancellor’s Best Practice Awards. 
The liberal media are inexplicably outraged by Second Lady Karen Pence’s decision to return to her old job teaching art to elementary school students.
In just the third and fourth quarters of last year, there were around $166.4 billion in student loan delinquencies that have been in default for 90 days or more. 
“The UNF community has come together in unprecedented ways to assist our students during this challenging time,” said UNF President David Szymanski on Tuesday. “Executive leadership, faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends all uniting is what makes UNF such a unique and special place.”
Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody focused on teen vaping this week, crossing the state to crack down on it even as she noted that one out of four high school students in the Sunshine State vape.