Incorporating Market Forces Into Higher Education

By Jennifer Moreale
Gov. Bobby Jindal is expected to unveil the Louisiana GRAD Act, a proposal that will allow public universities and colleges to increase tuition without legislative interference. In turn, institutions will have to meet defined performance goals and improve their graduation rates. Currently Louisiana’s institutions cannot raise tuition without a two-thirds approval by the Legislature. This...

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