If Florida's 12 public universities were students, they might be considered underachievers.
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While we consider Gov. Rick Snyder’s budget message, we might want to look at some facts underlying our economy.
Colleges and universities with higher graduation rates will be rewarded with more state money under a new funding formula included in Gov. John Kasich’s latest two-year budget proposal.
At a glance: Public colleges and universities would see no increase in Gov. Tom Corbett’s 2013-14 budget proposal.
Supporters say schools still suffering from lack of money
Questions are being raised about a provision in Gov. Rick Scott’s $74.2 billion budget that would single out the University of Florida for $15 million to help in its quest to become a top university.
In the old model, responsibilities were clearly demarcated. States were benign providers.
While we consider Gov. Rick Snyder’s forthcoming budget message, we might want to look at some facts underlying our economy.
Republicans Warn of Multibillion Dollar Deficit
If colleges were automobiles, the University of Texas at Austin would be a Cadillac: a famous brand, a powerful engine of research and teaching, handsome in appearance.