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The Scoop: Tues. April 16th, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

Discussion by college leaders about fostering diversity on campuses, and, join the awareness campaign during Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.
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The Florida Polytechnic University Board of Trustees narrowly selects Devin Stephenson as its next president

The Florida Polytechnic University Board of Trustees chose Devin Stephenson to become the school’s second president, succeeding Randy Avent.
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Governor Ron DeSantis to Sign New Education Bill Focused on Enhancing Education and Preventing Political Interference

The Hillsborough County School Board has approved putting the question before voters about a tax increase
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The Scoop: ,Mon. April 15, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

 Wetlands permitting A U.S. district judge has finalized his rejection of a 2020 decision by the federal government to transfer permitting authority for projects affecting wetlands to Florida. Rally for Gaza in Sarasota Pro-Palestinian demonstrators...
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New College of Florida trustees give President Richard Corcoran a $200,000 incentive bonus

New College of Florida President Richard Corcoran will receive $200,000 in incentive pay; after a performance evaluation.
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St. Petersburg College proposes three new degree programs

They are B.S. degrees in cardiopulmonary sciences and secondary English education and a bachelor of applied science degree in digital media.

DeSantis criticizes Biden’s student loan plan; blasts sociology degree programs

Governor Ron DeSantis is defending the state’s decision to oppose federal student loan forgiveness. The governor contrasted his recommendations with Biden’s proposal on Wednesday. Last year DeSantis suggested that universities should cover debt for borrowers...

The Scoop: Wed. April 10th, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

Judge blocks Florida pronoun law A 2023 Florida law requiring transgender teachers to use pronouns that align with their sex assigned at birth is blocked on the basis of First Amendment rights. DeSantis executive privilege...
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Florida Poly is poised to pick a new president on Monday

The Florida Polytechnic University Board of Trustees is expected Monday to select a successor to outgoing President Randy Avent.
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The Scoop: Tues. April 9th, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

Discussion by college leaders about fostering diversity on campuses, and, join the awareness campaign during Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.

Students at Rampello Magnet School Embrace Solar Eclipse Learning Experience

The Hillsborough County School Board has approved putting the question before voters about a tax increase
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Tommy Gregory is selected as president of State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota

Tommy Gregory, R-Lakewood Ranch, was chosen by the school’s Board of Trustees to succeed President Carol Probstfeld.

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