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Florida law gives students and colleges flexibility on remediation

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New Florida law lets high school graduates decide for themselves -- no testing needed -- whether they are ready for college-level work.

Michigan lets community colleges issue four-year degrees, amid controversy

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Michigan is the latest state to allow community colleges to issue bachelor's degrees. But despite controversy and turf wars, actual practice remains limited, for now.

Proposed policy at Florida Gulf Coast raises question of what a university is entitled to track about faculty members

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Proposed policy at Florida Gulf Coast U. raises question of what a university is entitled to track about every professor.

Texas, Florida, and Wisconsin governors see large overlap in higher education platforms

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Overlap in agendas for governors of Wisconsin, Florida, and Texas hints at a new Republican approach to higher education.

Is Romney Right about Full Sail University?

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Mitt Romney singled out the university while praising for-profits as cost-effective. Full Sail graduates 78 percent of its students, but is it really the better value Romney suggested?

Florida A&M death illuminates prevalence of non-Greek hazing

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Most people know hazing happens outside fraternities and sororities. But a tragedy at Florida A&M makes it harder to ignore.

Student debt and for-profit issues largely absent in Tampa

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Higher education got plenty of notice in the GOP's presidential platform. Not so much at the convention, either from Republicans, students or protesters.

Book explores targeting of gay students and faculty by Florida legislators

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A new book explores a Florida legislative committee that targeted gay students and professors in the 1950s and '60s.

Rasmussen College Proves Bigger Isn't Always Better

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With a focus on job training and steady growth, Rasmussen College may look more like a local college than a for-profit

University of Florida program encourages respectful policy debate

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Five interactive screens at the University of Florida aim to encourage students to debate contentious issues politely. The early returns are good.

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