Gov. Rick Scott speaks to staff and guests during a visit to a South Florida charter school in Opa-locka, Fla., Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011. Scott said he wants to give Florida parents and students more choices in education to meet the learning needs of each individual student. That includes school vouchers for low-income students, and Scott said he would support expanding vouchers to more children. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
Florida Gov. Rick Scott “challenged” state colleges Monday to create $10,000 four-year degrees, a continuation of his low-cost strategy for higher education that Democrats slammed as an attempt to turn the schools into “the Walmart of Education.”
Scott issued his challenge in a media blitz and a morning press conference at St. Petersburg College, and Monday afternoon in Orlando.
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