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Louisiana flunks national report card

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“Louisiana’s underperformance in educating its young population could limit the state’s access to a competitive work force over time,” the report read.

“The high cost of college presents a barrier to enrollment for low- and middle-income families, and Louisiana trails other states in preparing students for and enrolling them in college.”

Louisiana was not the only state to fair poorly on the test; the report pointed out the rest of the world is passing the U.S. in its higher education systems.

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