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Florida's Indian River State College sees significant improvements in remediation

A two-year college in Florida makes dramatic gains in developmental education course pass rates, even amid a state-mandated change to remedial education and the addition of performance funding.

Florida's remedial law leads to decreasing pass rates in math and English

More students at Florida's two-year colleges are failing college-level courses in the aftermath of a new state law that allows them to skip remediation.

Florida governor candidates spar over higher education funding

Gubernatorial candidates have traded barbs for months over their records and the state's colleges and universities.

One liberal arts college loses money after its state adopts a performance funding model

It's one liberal arts college's first encounter with a performance funding model, and so far it isn't faring so well.

 

Florida law gives students and colleges flexibility on remediation

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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