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Tougher standards for Bright Futures?



A Florida Senate committee approved a bill Friday that would impose tougher standards for getting a Bright Futures scholarship. Only Sen. Dan Gelber, D-Miami Beach, opposed the bill. Among other things, the proposed overhaul includes raising SAT requirements by up to 80 points, reducing the time a student has to use the money and restricting funding only to classes the student needs to graduate. Read story here.

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 10:54am]


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