Author Archives: Marcello Iaia

FSU Student Body President issues petition opposing budget allocations based on reserves

Florida State University student body President Avi Assidon circulated a petition on Wednesday in opposition to the Florida Legislature’s decision to base its budget allocations on each university’s reserve funds.

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Higher-ed reform bills given committee approval

Two bills aimed at reforming Florida higher education have been cleared for the house floor. The bills, developed by Rep. Bill Proctor, R-St. Augustine, would uncap tuition increases for Florida State University and University of Florida and boost STEM degree production and accountability.

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Provisional House higher ed bill requires schools, colleges to recruit students into STEM programs

State Rep. Bill Proctor, R-St. Augustine, introduced a bill to the state House Education Committee Thursday that would grant flexibility and boost accountability among state colleges and universities, stressing outcome-based metrics, including Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) degree production.

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