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2008-08-01 18:00:29

By ADAM AASEN Florida's public universities have dealt with budget cuts that have caused layoffs and raises in tuition. But for many for-profit colleges in the state, business is booming. The number of for-profit, degree-granting colleges in Florida increased from 238 in 2003 to 313 this year, according to the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges. According to a recent U.S. Department of Education report, 15 percent of all associate degrees in 2005-06 were granted...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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