The groundwater that Florida so heavily depends upon is being depleted due to high population growth, urban development and the agricultural needs of the state. The PIE Center recently conducted a survey to gain insight into the public opinion of Florida voters on several water-related topics, as part of a research initiative more than two years in the making.
Relentless financial pressures and rapid technological changes are challenging the bedrock principles of higher education and raising basic questions about higher education in Florida and across the country. Is a college education worth the cost of tuition? Can students learn all they need to know online? Are professors obsolete?