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Florida universities mull plan to freeze tuition for in-demand majors

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The University of Miami School of Medicine campus is seen on May 8, 2012 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Imagine you're about to go to college. You've got two things on your mind: First you want an education you can afford, and second, you want a good job when you graduate.

In Florida, the governor's office is proposing a bold new plan that freezes tuition for in-demand fields like science, technology and health care, leaving prices higher for majors in English and History.

Could something like this work in California? More importantly, is it a good idea?

Michael Vasquez, education reporter for the Miami Herald, joins the show to talk about the plan and what people in Florida are saying.

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