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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
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.