The 2013 legislature passed a law (HB 7029) that starts the process of awarding credit at Florida’s universities and colleges for courses designed, taught, and graded by corporations. ... Continue Reading →
Tom Auxter, the president of the 7,000-member United Faculty of Florida, said "intense and feverish" opposition from faculty helped scale back the plan. Still, he warned of a generation of "cheap and dirty" online courses offered to students before they enroll in college. ... Continue Reading →
SB904 effectively removes Florida’s university and college faculty from their role in determining which courses qualify for credit toward a degree from a Florida university or college. The vote was postponed until Wednesday (4/24). This gives those concerned just enough time to call s ... Continue Reading →
In just three years Florida’s higher education funding per student decreased by 40 percent, according to a new report by national public policy center Demos and the Florida-based Research Institute on Social and Economic Policy (RISEP). The situation is only looking grimmer, with the ... Continue Reading →
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