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New Law Allows Fla. Students Living In Country Illegally To Be Qualified For In-State Tuition Rates

Florida students living in the country illegally will be allowed to qualify for in-state college tuition rates under a bill signed into law Monday by Gov. Rick Scott.

CBS Tampa–06/09/2014

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Senate Revives In-State Tuition Break For Graduates Living In The Country Illegally

The Florida Senate is reviving a tuition break for some Florida high school graduates who are living in the country illegally.


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In-State Tuition Bill Moves On Despite Close Vote

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Senate panel is narrowly backing a proposal to allow qualified Florida students to pay in-state college tuition rates even if they are in the country illegally. But the 8-5 vote […]

CBS Tampa–04/09/2014

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Judge: Florida Schools Cannot Charge Higher Tuition For Kids Of Illegal Immigrants

Students at Florida’s public colleges and universities cannot be charged higher out-of-state tuition simply because their parents are in the U.S. illegally, a federal judge ruled.

CBS Tampa–09/05/2012

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Panel Recommends State University Tuition Increases

A Board of Governors committee is recommending approval of tuition increases of up to 15 percent at Florida’s public universities.

CBS Tampa–06/21/2012

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Homeless Man Challenging Two Universities In Court

A homeless man with his eyes set on a college degree is challenging two Florida universities in court.

CBS Tampa–06/18/2012

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Scott Vetoes Florida University Tuition Bill

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is rejecting a bill that would have let two major universities raise tuition higher than what is currently allowed.

CBS Tampa–04/27/2012

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Gov. Scott to Decide Whether to Keep Tuition Pledge At UF and FSU

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott must decide whether he wants to let two major universities raise tuition higher than what is currently allowed. Scott is expected on Friday to either sign or […]

CBS Tampa–04/27/2012

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