Bright Futures Changes Could Impact Thousands of Hispanic and Black Students

Bright Futures was always a program designed to reward high-achieving high school students by helping shoulder the cost of college. But now, students will have to score higher on tests to reap those rewards. And stricter eligibility requirements may have a drastic impact on students, particularly minorities, a new study shows. … The University of Florida, Florida State and New College of Florida are likely to be less impacted with 65 to 90 percent of students still qualifying.

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