College

An ongoing legal battle may decide whether guns are allowed on public university campuses.  Pro-gun group Florida Carry’s case against the University of Florida may do what the Legislature did not.

After a high-profile legislative debate this spring about concealed weapons on college campuses, a state appeals court is poised to hear arguments in a dispute about whether guns should be allowed in residence halls and other housing at the University of Florida.

Court To Weigh Allowing Guns In University Housing

Jul 8, 2015

After a high-profile legislative debate this spring about concealed weapons on college campuses, a state appeals court is poised to hear arguments in a dispute about whether guns should be allowed in residence halls and other housing at the University of Florida.

For-Profit Colleges Growing In Florida

May 8, 2015

This story is adapted from a Miami Herald investigation about for-profit colleges.

  While working as the assistant director of education at ATI Career Training Center’s Fort Lauderdale campus, Dulce Ramirez-Damon said she witnessed medical assistant classes taught by instructors who lacked a bachelor’s degree, and students who didn’t understand “where the vein was, or how to grab it.”

The percentage of students at the state’s flagship universities who are black has declined since then-Gov. Jeb Bush ended race-based enrollment policies in 2000.

That’s the conclusion of a Washington Post analysis.

It’s one of what will be many stories examining Bush’s education record as he prepares for a presidential run.

Much has also improved for Florida’s minority students in the past 15 years.

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