February 27, 2015

Education

Going Online for an MBA

Internet-based programs offer flexibility. Read more »
Published on 2/28/2014

A digital education for Florida schools

Florida set an ambitious goal of providing one computer device for each public school student. The state is getting an education. Read more »
Published on 2/28/2014

The $159 Diploma

Online and correspondence high schools offer an inexpensive path to a high school credential for dropouts. But state colleges don't recognize many of the online diplomas. Read more »
Published on 2/28/2014

University Research Parks in Florida

Florida is home to more university research parks than any other state in the nation. They are an important part of Florida's innovation economy, because they create high-skilled, high-wage jobs, and keep Florida graduates in the state. Read more »
Published on 2/27/2014

Pembroke Pines' charter system gets a lesson in finances

Pembroke Pines' city-operated charter school system has earned a reputation as the premier city-run charter system in the nation... Read more »
Published on 12/17/2013

Core Wars: Why are Floridians objecting to Common Core State Standards?

I confess to being stupefied by the recent outpouring of objection to the Common Core State Standards Initiative. Read more »
Published on 12/10/2013

Proving Value - Flagler College to Implement CLA+ Testing

Flagler College is among three Florida universities to use the standardized CLA+ test to measure students' learning. Read more »
Published on 12/6/2013

Private funds, public schools

The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida launched a fundraising campaign in April called "Quality Education for All." Read more »
Published on 12/4/2013

Florida Poly, Harris Corporation Announce University's First Industry Partnership

Officials from Florida Polytechnic University and Harris Corporation today gathered to sign the university's first official industry partnership agreement during a special ceremony at Harris' headquarters in Melbourne, Fla. Read more »
Published on 11/14/2013

Inn the money: The new Alfond Inn

Alfond Inn is owned by Rollins College. Profits fund a scholarship program. Read more »
Published on 11/11/2013

CollegeFrog

The recently launched CollegeFrog website matches accounting and finance students with companies looking to hire students and recent graduates. Read more »
Published on 10/24/2013

Making connections work for minority professionals

Lloyd Reshard began learning about putting together resources and people during high school. A guidance counselor advised him to take up a trade to pay his way through college. Read more »
Published on 10/9/2013

Letter from Florida college and university presidents calling for immigration reform

Florida college presidents call for movement on immigration reform Read more »
Published on 9/17/2013

Vivo School of Technology

Tired of going out of state to find programmers for his Pragmatic Works software company, Brian Knight is starting a training school in Jacksonville to teach the .NET programming language... Read more »
Published on 8/20/2013

Chancellor Frank T. Brogan picked to lead Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education

After 35 years of service to the State of Florida, Frank T. Brogan, chancellor of Florida's State University System, has been selected to serve as the chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) beginning Oct. 1. Read more »
Published on 8/7/2013

Impact: Utilities

Florida Power & Light announced earlier this year it intends to spend $500 million over the next three years to harden its system... Read more »
Published on 7/8/2013

Chart: For-Profit Colleges & Universities in Florida

Ranked by enrollment. Enrollment does not include online students. List includes only schools with more than 2,100 students. Read more »
Published on 6/12/2013

Chart: Florida's Private, Non-Profit Colleges and Universities

Ranked by enrollment. Only schools offering bachelor's degrees and with an enrollment of more than 500 students are listed. Read more »
Published on 6/12/2013

Chart: Florida's Public State Universities

Ranked by enrollment. Read more »
Published on 6/12/2013

Chart: Florida College System

Ranked by enrollment. Read more »
Published on 6/12/2013

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