tuition increases

August 25, 2017

First in the wrong ways

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) released a report this week showing that from 2008 - 2017 Louisiana cut per-student higher education funding more than any other state.

Number of the Day

$5,350 - The per student cut in funding for four-year colleges in Louisiana, inflation adjusted, 2008-2017 (Source: Center on Budget Policy and Priorities)
October 25, 2016

Amendment 2 is the wrong solution to college funding crisis

The financial crisis confronting Louisiana’s colleges and universities is well known: Faced with chronic revenue shortfalls fueled by irresponsible tax cuts, Louisiana policymakers have responded by making deep cuts to state support for public colleges and universities, and having students make up the difference through tuition hikes.Read more...