Florida Scholarship Students Pay for Dropped Courses

January 4, 2010

Florida, among the states looking to save money on generous merit scholarship programs for students who meet certain grade requirements in high school, has added a new twist to the the Bright Futures awards: Students must pay back money for any course they drop after the normal add/drop period, The Sun Sentinel reported. College officials say they warned students about the changes, but many students and their families say that the bills they recently received for the dropped courses are a surprise.

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