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2014 October 1 - 09:10 pm

But Prepaid Tuition Accounts Still Falling Well Short of Costs

The group, which tracks the state-sponsored savings plans, attributes the increase to several factors, including a healthier stock market and improved economy as well as greater consumer awareness of 529 plans and a growing concern among parents of the cost of higher education.
2014 September 7 - 08:33 pm

New Contracts To Cost 60 to 90 Percent More Than Previous Version

1 will put its proceeds into a new pot of money, leaving the old fund with a gap that still must be made up through investment gains, state appropriations or other methods. The program is backed by the state’s full faith and credit, which means obligations must be paid.
2014 July 22 - 09:55 am

State Funding for Student Success Building Depends on Local Match

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Chennault International Airport officials plan to work with the city of Lake Charles and Calcasieu Parish to pay for part of the $8 million cost for Sowela Technical Community College’s Student Success Building..

Advocates Say Full Academic Load Is Key to On-Time Graduation

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League Leads Effort To Embed Colleges In Public Health Education

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