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November 26, 2015


Price of Honesty

The federal government denied financial aid to 9,180 Florida college students from 1998 to August 2005 because they admitted having been convicted of either selling or possessing drugs. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

Loan of Contention

Students from Florida schools usually have among the highest rates in the country of defaulting on their federal student loans. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

Southeast: Sure and Steady Growth

Rural incentives and big-city resources are right for business. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

North Central: All Systems Are Go for Growth

Transportation connections and skilled workers offer economic clout. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Central/Space Coast: All Systems Are Go for Growth

Businesses thrive on solid roots in aviation and tourism. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Tampa Bay: Reaching New Heights

High-impact industries drive growth to new heights. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Splendor In The Class

Jeanette Johnson and her faculty at the new Lorenzo Walker Technical High School in Naples are thinking way beyond FCATs. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

The Admissions Squeeze

Students are finding it harder to get into the state's schools - and a crisis looms as the competition intensifies over the next five years. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006


Principals in Broward County elementary, middle and high schools are the highest paid in the state:< Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

New Contract

Florida International University President Mitch Maidique has agreed to a new three-year contract that could pay him more than $500,000 a year in base salary, bonuses and supplemental compensation. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Top 10 Reasons to Do Business in Florida

1. Leadership Florida has a robust base of technology- driven businesses, with 19,838 high-tech companies employing 265,484 high-tech/high-skill workers, plus a significant and growing presence in many new economy sectors.... Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

A Ready, Responsive Workforce Partnership

From the moment Cardinal Glass announced in October 2005 that it would be constructing a $22 million plant in Marion County--and that the plant would eventually bring some 200 jobs... Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Educational Excellence at Every Level

From pre-K through college, Florida is committed to preparing students for 21st-century opportunities. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Hands-On Science

Volunteers in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties' 235 fifth-grade classrooms will be guiding students in building telescopes, discovering kinetic energy and removing pollution from water (and more), as part of a plan to make science more exciting. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006


The Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools voted to restore Edward Waters College's accreditation and lifted a six-month probation imposed on Jacksonville University. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

South Korea

"It's a big, wild fight for three years of high school. No friends, no love, just fight." Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006


"This year, I didn't practice with a tutor because I was confident. Every kid can have a tutor (at) my age." Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006


Ever since Su Ke was small, her family and society have stressed that only a university education would mean having a "good life and earn a lot of salary." Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006


"I think it's very problematic to make a decision about whether a child is college-prep material at the age of 9." Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006


"Someone described our exam system as brutally fair. I thought it was a good description." Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006

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