Tag: Bright Futures scholarship
Palm Beach County Food Bank gets a $1.6M boost, to make permanant a program to feed elementary school children. Image via Facebook.

News Service Of FloridaFebruary 27, 2018
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The House and Senate moved closer Tuesday to agreement on a major higher-education bill, while the House added a provision to ban “free-speech zones” on university and college campuses. In an 18-1 vote, the House Education Committee approved the bill (HB 423), sponsored by Majority Leader Ray Rodrigues, an Estero Republican. The bill includes many […]

Larry GriffinJanuary 25, 2017
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Carlos Guillermo Smith, a UCF graduate himself, wants you to have more access to higher education – that’s why his new bill, HB 489, introduces sweeping expansions to the Bright Futures scholarship. The bill, called the “Restore Our Bright Futures” act, will return the scholarship to the levels of the 2010-11 school year and make […]


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