The future could get a little brighter for some Florida college students. There’s a growing consensus to increase awards for some of the state’s highest academic performers. Legislative and state leaders seem to be in agreement when it comes to lowering the cost of higher ed.
Many immigrant students in Collier County continue to be re-directed to language programs at technical colleges, rather than enrolled in public high school classes. It's a practice the Southern Poverty Law Center alleges in a lawsuit brought last year denies the students an education and the chance to build credits toward a high school diploma.