State College of Florida and Edison College have joined 21 other Florida state colleges that offer baccalaureate degrees in accepting Gov. Rick Scott’s challenge to develop quality bachelor’s degree programs costing students no more than $10,000.
“Higher education is key to helping our students succeed in the 21st century economy and to grow jobs in Florida,” Scott said in a statement Monday. “Our goal should be that students do not have to go into debt in order to obtain a degree.” Scott had first issued the challenge to the state colleges in late November.
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