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Miami Legislators Want to Expand Postsecondary Tuition Exemption for Foster Care Families

Two legislators representing Miami in Tallahassee--Republican state Sen. Ileana Garcia and Democratic state Rep. Nick Duran--are championing a proposal to “clarify and expand qualifications for the existing postsecondary tuition and fee exemption for students...

Florida Virtual Crisis Joins the Northwest Regional Data Center at FSU

With this new alliance, FLVC will build on the strengths of its unique heritage and continue to grow, innovate and create leading-edge educational tools and resources to help Florida’s students, teachers, counselors and administrators succeed.

Ron DeSantis Launches ‘Get There Florida’ Workforce Education Initiative

Available at GetThereFL.com, the initiative highlights the key benefits of rapid credentialing programs available to Floridians at the 28 Florida College System institutions and the 48 technical colleges and centers across Florida.

Florida Will Be Helped by New Law Helping Veterans With GI Bill Benefits During...

Leaders from the Sunshine State cheered the quick action of President Donald Trump and Congress freeing up GI Bill benefits for veterans whose education was interrupted by the coronavirus crisis.

Florida Department of Education: Campuses Closed Through April 15 Due to Coronavirus

On Tuesday, Florida Department of Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran used executive authority to ensure schools throughout the state are closed through April 15 due to the coronavirus threat even as standardized tests were called off and online learning continues.

Every Florida College System School Taking Part in Scholarship Program to Help Students Finish...

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...

Florida TaxWatch, Legislators: Florida College System is a Great Investment for State

Noting that the 28 schools in the FCS ensure Florida is ranked second nationally by U.S. News and World Report, Florida TaxWatch unveiled its findings which showed that for every dollar invested in the system, Florida reaps between $10.80-15.42 in addition to thousands of new jobs. 

Four Florida Colleges Honored for Innovative Programs

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. 

Daytona State College Making Strides Towards Top FCS Status

Where FCS schools place in the rankings help determines it final budget as incentives are in play. 
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