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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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Associated Press
Jindal administration rewrites LSU hospital deals

Baton Rouge
Group Benefits extending enrollment

Baton Rouge
Documents shed light on LSU hospital changes

Baton Rouge
Current, former DOTD chiefs disagree on La. highway conditions

Baton Rouge
Parkview Elementary, Catholic High named Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence

Lafayette
Scholars, donors meet at SLCC

Lafayette
Teacher pay hike under board consideration

Monroe
Options expand for high school grads

Monroe
ULM police upgrade on-officer video camera system

Monroe
Our view: Exports build well-being

New Orleans
Common Core opposition meeting draws hundreds in Lake Charles area, newspaper reports

New Orleans
Delgado to offer 100 welding scholarships

New Orleans
Central American immigrant children will cost Louisiana's schools at least $6.9 million

New Orleans
Statewide policy on sexual assault cases needed for Louisiana colleges: Editorial

Shreveport
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Regional/National
CDC: Dallas patient tests positive for Ebola

Regional/National
Where the jobs are: The new blue collar

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Need Louisiana higher education facts? Access university data or the Fact Book here.

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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