Recent editorials from Florida newspapers:
The Ocala Star-Banner on state higher education goals:
Florida's political leaders want a lot out of state colleges and universities: higher graduation rates, an increase in degrees and certificates granted, and top-ranked quality.
But such lofty goals come at a cost - and thanks to the decisions they've made in recent years, the state won't have much if any new revenue to pay for these priorities.
At least state leaders' rhetoric shows they recognize that high-quality colleges and universities are key to Florida's economic prosperity. The research and students produced at state institutions...