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Richard Corcoran clears the final confirmation to stay New College of Florida president

State higher-education officials confirmed Richard Corcoran as president of New College of Florida, a Sarasota liberal-arts college.
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Florida officials move to take sociology off list of required social science courses, spurring a backlash

Higher-education officials eye changes at state universities, like a sociology course that deals with gender, sexuality and race.
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A judge weighs restrictions Florida has placed on higher education courses

A new Florida law prohibits instruction on certain topics in “general education core courses” at state colleges and universities.

Florida moves forward with a rule that would discipline transgender university employees for using the bathroom corresponding to their gender identities

Florida's university system Board of Governors on Wednesday took a step in carrying out a controversial new law that includes requiring the designation of restrooms for “exclusive use by females” and “exclusive use by males.”
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Florida’s university system will request more funding for IT and cybersecurity

State university system officials discuss bolstering information technology staff and are aiming to beef up schools’ cybersecurity.
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Lawsuit alleges that a new law will censor and prohibit courses and topics at New College of Florida

A group opposing Gov. Ron DeSantis’ efforts to remake New College filed a lawsuit alleging that a new law prohibits several courses & topics.

With Thanksgiving approaching, Florida Education Association wants Board of Governors to take stricter measures against COVID-19

As Florida Coronavirus cases continue to rise by the thousands every day and test positivity rates nearly double the daily recommendation for phase 3 openings, the Florida Education Association is asking the Board of Governors...

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