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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

News Wire

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Bill would remove legislative OK for commissioner

Gannett
Schools invest large sums to prepare for testing

Baton Rouge
House panel OKs bill to shrink EBR School Board

Baton Rouge
Bill to allow teachers to carry guns stalls

Baton Rouge
Bill to limit charter school growth clears committee

Baton Rouge
Rewritten flood authority bill gives Jindal more power

Baton Rouge
‘Parents’ Bill of Rights’ advances

Baton Rouge
LSU student named as a Truman Scholar

Baton Rouge
Louisiana ‘Students of the Year’ for 2014 recognized

Baton Rouge
Our Views: Stick with the cause

Houma/Thibodaux
EDITORIAL: Move ahead on I-49 project

Lafayette
Students get hands-on with science

Lafayette
Students breathe new life into 'The Canterbury Tales'

Lake Charles
TOps bill passed by senate Education Committee

Lake Charles
LIVE FROM LAKE CHARLES!

Lake Charles
Comedian streeter seidell takes on crawfish

Monroe
GSU students plan Thursday morning vigil for dead classmate

Monroe
Our View: Teachers don't need guns

Natchitoches
Search for NSU successor involves many steps

Natchitoches
Get spring sports fix with weekend games

Natchitoches
Driver’s education course at NSU begins Friday

Natchitoches
Early registration is available for summer, fall

New Orleans
Bills would allow Louisiana students to switch from low-performing to high-performing school

New Orleans
Only 8% of Louisiana's incarcerated youth earn high school credit in prison, report says

New Orleans
Louisiana students "successfully" field-test new Common Core exam

New Orleans
ew data on TOPS students might be collected if bill passes: Snapshot

New Orleans
Robin Roberts to receive honorary doctorate from SLU at Saturday's commencement

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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.

Working with BESE, the Board of Regents has helped to ensure that more students are graduating from high school ready for college or career. ACT scores are on the rise.

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