Scott highlights $20M in higher education performance funds

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Governor Rick Scott

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Published: Monday, September 23, 2013 at 03:51 PM.

TAMPA — Gov. Rick Scott has announced $20 million in higher education investments that the Board of Governor’s distributed among universities demonstrating success in student performance.

The investment in higher education was part of Scott’s Florida Families First Budget, to incentivize increased college affordability and student readiness in obtaining jobs.

Board of Governor’s allocations are as follows:

●University of Florida, $1.7M

●Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, $870,000

●Florida Atlantic University, $1.7M

●Florida Gulf Coast University, $2.2M



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