College Kids Teach Florida International Univ. Administrators The Value Of Hard Work

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Call it a lesson in Economics.

When faced with a higher-than-expected number of students taking part in its work-study program, coupled with a drop in federal funding, Florida International University had a problem on its hands.

The university’s solution: slash the program, affecting about 600 students.

But the angry students, many of whom were worried about how they’d pay their car payment or monthly rent bills, decided they could teach the administration a thing or two.

They started sending letters to FIU President Mark Rosenberg, reaching out to local media outlets, and set up a campaign on Facebook.

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