Florida

Barriers to a 'Seamless' K-16 System

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Most of the action in American educational policy happens in the states. Their governments are primarily responsible for elementary and secondary education, and the vast majority of students in the United States attend public institutions that are also funded and governed primarily at the state level. So any efforts to improve the interaction between the public schools system and higher education, and to ease the transition of students from one to another to ensure their academic success, will live and die largely at the state level.

No Convictions for Al-Arian

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Professor fired by U. of South Florida found not guilty on some charges, renewing debate over his dismissal and academic freedom.

Heading South

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Many Rust Belt states see students migrating out, generally to the Sun Belt, federal study finds. Should policy makers care?

Murderers, Video and Academic Freedom

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Are killers rampant in college classrooms? Are student views being squelched? Depends if you ask Pat Robertson or legislative analysts.

Florida Isolationism

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Professors say legislation to limit their travel to "terrorist states" will hurt academic freedom, but Jeb Bush likes the idea.

Cents and Sense

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Change in Florida law wipes out community college tuition and fees for qualified students.

Summer School Rules

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Florida universities consider year-round classes; some experts see idea as wave of the future, but others caution that it's more difficult than it sounds.

Florida Pushes Foreign Languages

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Chancellor seeks greater focus on Chinese and Portuguese -- through online instruction -- to prepare students for global economy.

A Fee That Is Not a Fee

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Strapped for cash to pay for faculty and constrained by lawmakers from raising tuition, president of U. of Florida devises a $1,000 academic “charge.”

An Unknown Resource?

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Research suggests that institutional sex offender registries aren't commonly used or known -- even to offenders themselves.

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