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Kathy Castor Urges USF to Keep College of Education’s Undergraduate Program

USF's College of Education’s undergraduate program, which serves as the largest single provider of teachers to the Tampa Bay area, has benefited from over $34 million in federal grants throughout Castor’s time serving in Congress.
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Florida Universities Adopting More Political Correctness, Teaching Mandatory Classes on Racism

With Black Lives Matter, Antifa, riots and the Defund the Police movement on center stage this year, some of Florida’s universities have decided to approach these issues raised by this development with a focus on education.

Florida TaxWatch Looks at How COVID-19‘s Impact on College Football Hinders the Economy

FTW unveiled “College Football in the COVID-19 Era: the Economic Impact of a Restricted Season” on Thursday. The new study shows college football continues to be a major source of revenue for several universities across Florida--and the current restrictions will impact it.

Florida Colleges and Universities Seeing Fewer Applicants–And It’s Only Going to Get Worse

An Orlando Sentinel story focused on how Florida remains the only state with a public college and university systems that require potential students to take standardized tests. While that certainly is a factor as to why schools across the state are seeing less applicants, there are other factors at work as well. 
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Casey DeSantis Focuses on How The Pandemic Is Impacting Mental Health of Florida College...

The First Lady called for members to analyze and amplify state college and universities’ responses to the social and emotional challenges brought on by the mitigation efforts and policies put in place to address the virus.
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Al Lawson: North Florida Colleges and Universities Will Get $67 Million as Part of...

U.S. Rep. Al Lawson, D-Fla., announced this week that the schools will receive federal funds through the “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act." The entire package sends $31 billion to schools across the country with almost $14 billion of that going to higher education institutions.

Charlie Crist Urges NCAA To Consider Basketball Tournaments When Coronavirus Fades

On Thursday, the NCAA announced the tournament’s cancellation for the first time in the history of its existence due to the spread of the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. Crist supports that decision to protect players and fans.
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Ron DeSantis Achieved Great Successes Throughout 2019

DeSantis has been a breath of fresh air in Tallahassee with legislators praising his more open style than his predecessors--namely former Gov. Rick Scott--and it’s paid dividends.

Miramar Mayor Wayne Messam Bows Out of Presidential Race

Miramar Mayor Wayne Messam ended his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination this week.
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Casey DeSantis: Florida Needs to Find Solution to Growing Problem of Youth Suicide

On Monday, Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis, the chairwoman Florida Children and Youth Cabinet, warned about the rising number of youth suicides in the Sunshine State.

Synan Says: The Real Top 25 in College Football, FSU Had to Fire Willie...

“I think very highly of Coach Taggart and wish him well, but in the interest of the university we had no choice but to make a change,” said FSU President John Thrasher.

Palm Beach Atlantic University Makes Its Debut in US News Top College Rankings

While the University of Florida and Florida State University moving up the ranks garnered most of the attention in the Sunshine State, another school in the state made its mark in the newest U.S News and World Report’s rankings of the best colleges in the nation.
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