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Gov. Rick Scott makes pitch to expand Bright Futures scholarships – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Gov. Rick Scott makes pitch to expand Bright Futures scholarships
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Scott Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday proposed spending $23.5 million to expand Bright Futures scholarships, but did not address recent criticism of the program — namely, that new eligibility standards put in place to control costs have kept thousands of …
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After cuts pushed by Gov. Rick Scott, minority participation down in Bright … – Bradenton Herald

SpaceCoastDaily.comAfter cuts pushed by Gov. Rick Scott, minority participation down in Bright …Bradenton HeraldTALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday proposed spending $23.5 million to expand Bright Futures scholarships, but did not address rece…

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Gov. Rick Scott won’t address disparities in Bright Futures program – Tampabay.com

Gov. Rick Scott won’t address disparities in Bright Futures program
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Rick Scott on Thursday proposed spending $23.5 million to expand Bright Futures scholarships but did not address recent criticism of the program — namely, that new eligibility standards put in place to control costs have kept thousands of low-income

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Gov. Rick Scott wants to stop taxing textbooks, expand Bright Futures – WJXT Jacksonville


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Gov. Rick Scott wants to stop taxing textbooks, expand Bright Futures
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Scott on Thursday also said that he wants legislators to set $23.5 million to expand Florida’s popular Bright Futures college scholarship program so it will cover summer classes. The program, which is paid from the sales of lottery tickets, provides
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Says Rick Scott cut “Bright Futures scholarships in half.” – PolitiFact


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Says Rick Scott cut “Bright Futures scholarships in half.”
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Former Gov. Charlie Crist continued his attacks on Gov. Rick Scott’s education funding record in a TV ad set at St. Petersburg High School, Crist’s alma mater. “This isn’t just a doorway to a school. It was my doorway as a public school kid to opportunity.
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Florida Democrats condemn Gov. Rick Scott over Bright Futures cuts – MiamiHerald.com


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Florida Democrats condemn Gov. Rick Scott over Bright Futures cuts
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Dwight Bullard criticized Gov. Rick Scott and the Republican-dominated Legislature for approving cuts to the state’s popular Bright Futures scholarship program, saying fewer college students are eligible for benefits. Appearing at a news conference

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