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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
August 13, 2019 - 10:48 am
Free is good. Free lunch is even better. Unfortunately, we all know that there’s no such thing as a free lunch. A slight majority of Americans think that a public college education should be free. The rationale is that K-12 education is free, so college should be free as well. Of course, the...
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May 10, 2019 - 10:10 am
Matt Doyle | WWL.com LSU is set to award a record 4,000-plus degrees during graduation ceremonies today and tomorrow. So how does the Louisiana job market look for these new grads? LSU economist Dr. Loren Scott says graduates with in-demand degrees are likely to do well, as the need for skilled...
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October 31, 2018 - 9:09 am
(WWL.com) The last time the Tigers beat a number one team at home was 21 years ago when they toppled Florida, and this Saturday night they’ll have a chance to repeat that magic against Nick Saban and the Tide. Herb Tyler, who quarterbacked that 97’ team says Bama may look unstoppable, but the...
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October 14, 2018 - 4:17 pm
(WWL.com) According to a recent report, Louisiana’s state funding for higher education has dropped more than 40 percent in the last decade. That, along with rising tuition costs, means the task of footing the bill has shifted from the government to the students. Only six other states charge more...
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October 02, 2018 - 6:47 pm
(WWL.com) -- Louisiana has the highest Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) submission rates in the nation according to a new report. That means more students than ever are applying to see what financial aid they qualify for when it comes to post-secondary education. EdTech Senior...
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October 02, 2018 - 9:11 am
(WWL.com) Louisiana has the highest FAFSA submission rates in the nation according to a new report. That means more students than ever are applying to see what financial aid they qualify for when it comes to post-secondary education. EdTech Senior Consultant Stephanie Marcum says the 84%...
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April 06, 2018 - 8:00 am
(WWL.com) Two bills by Baton Rouge Representative Barry Ivey that would raise the minimum requirements to receive, and keep TOPS were passed out of the House Education Committee. One bill, would send students who score 2.5-2.75 GPAs and a 20 ACT to a two-year college instead of a four-year...
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November 09, 2017 - 6:34 am
(AP) -- Louisiana State University has suspended a fraternity for possible violations of university policies before and after the death of a student in an alleged hazing incident at a different fraternity's house. In a letter dated Tuesday, a university official says the Alpha Gamma Rho chapter at...
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