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Drew WilsonNovember 30, 2018

Take Stock in Children is expanding from Florida’s middle and high schools to college campuses. The group, which provides low-income, at-risk youth a chance to escape the cycle of poverty through education, mentorship and college scholarships announced this week that it’s launching a new program: “Take Stock in College.” Take Stock in Children data shows […]

News Service Of FloridaSeptember 20, 2018

Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis and Democratic nominee Andrew Gillum have vast differences in their education policy proposals, but they agree on one area: Not everybody needs to get a four-year college degree. Although the details are somewhat scant, DeSantis and Gillum this week emphasized their support for energizing Florida’s technical and vocational programs as […]

Scott PowersAugust 6, 2018

Republican Gov. Rick Scott is telling his oft-told tale of his humble upbringing in public housing and rise to success, in Spanish now, with a new TV commercial. The 30-second spot, “Esperanza,” [“Hope,”] produced for Spanish-language television, tells his story in old photo-album snapshots and narration. And then the narrator, text, and his own comments […]

Danny McAuliffeMarch 11, 2018

The state’s leadership is drawing praise for removing “free-speech zones” from college campuses. Gov. Rick Scott on Sunday will sign a sweeping higher education bill (SB 4) into law that includes language preventing state colleges and universities from restricting free speech to certain areas on campuses. Generation Opportunity, a center-right political advocacy organization, commended Scott […]


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