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How low can we go? Louisiana higher education leaders decry deep budget cuts

By Robert Mann Funding for Louisiana’s colleges and universities is lower than at any time since 1961, when John F. Kennedy was president. According to the monthly research letter Postsecondary Education OPPORTUNITY (and reported in the Louisiana Budget Project’s Daily … Continue reading

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The remarkable Advocate editorial: “higher education is headed for a fiscal crash”

By Robert Mann Gov. Bobby Jindal‘s savage cuts to higher education over the last five years have generated volumes of criticism in this space and elsewhere. And Jindal deserves every bit of that censure. Among his first acts as governor … Continue reading

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