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GRAD Act

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The GRAD Act was approved by the legislature and signed into law by Governor Bobby Jindal in June, 2010.

As a result, the Board of Regents has entered into six-year performance agreements with each of the participating institutions. In the agreements, the institution commits to meeting specific performance objectives in exchange for increased tuition authority and eligibility to participate in certain autonomies. Read more

Master Plan

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Authorized by the state Constitution, the Master Plan provides a broad vision for the State’s higher education system and acknowledges its interdependence with the economy and its many contributions towards better lives for Louisiana’s citizenry.

The actions outlined in this Plan are guided by the reality that Louisiana must raise the educational attainment of its adult citizens if it is to compete successfully in the 21st century world economy. Read more

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Lawsuit seeks to undo governor's orders on testing

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Baton Rouge
Pro-Common Core lawsuit filed in BR

Baton Rouge
Asst. principal booked in nude photos exchange with 15-year-old

Baton Rouge
St. George petition lacks signatures to make November ballot, organizer says

Baton Rouge
La. leads nation in industrial construction value

Baton Rouge
Cooper implores board to urge Beasley to sign off on $500,000 of instructional materials

Baton Rouge
Report ranks La. poorly in child well-being

Baton Rouge
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Baton Rouge
AgCenter campaign: Move toward healthier lives

Baton Rouge
Federal judge dismisses sweetener case against LSU

Baton Rouge
Our Views: Legacies here to stay

Baton Rouge
Poor students fare worse on national ACT, agency finds

Houma/Thibodaux
Students learn about the coast, its problems

Lafayette
DNA, phone records, surveillance tie bomb threat to attempted robbery

Lafayette
TIMELINE: UL Bomb Threat

Lafayette
Cooper won’t be charged in battery complaint from LPSB meeting

Lafayette
UL Lafayette Officials Assess Bomb Threat Response

Monroe
More cuts imposed under new GSU interim president

Monroe
Louisiana Tech professor to present at International Bioprinting Congress in Singapore

Monroe
Our view: Working poor deserve chance at health care

Monroe
Letter: Student wants more math, science

New Orleans
Louisiana's kids are worse off than those in 46 other states, report says

New Orleans
Delgado Community College celebrates opening of new annex at Slidell campus

New Orleans
New Orleans education entrepreneurship incubator opens applications for fall class

New Orleans
Common Core stalemate leaves Louisiana students, teachers and citizens deserving better: CABL

Regional/National
Expanding on college graduation rates

Ruston
Louisiana Tech police to the rescue

Regional/National
Black colleges face hard choices on $25M Koch gift

Regional/National
Historically black colleges face uncertain future

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Through the development and promotion of the Louisiana Transfer degree, a robust articulation and transfer system is now in place.

Graduation Rates are increasing overall.

Louisiana higher education fall enrollment has increased by 16,167 students since 2008.

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