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College students often end up having to take a break in their studies because of finances.
The 2007 Fact Book on Higher Education released in June by the Southern Regional Education Board, a 16-member state coalition that includes Louisiana, presents alarming data on the condition of education in our state.
The nonprofit organization found that Louisiana’s graduation rate from public colleges — about 36 percent graduate in six years — is the lowest in the region.
It pales next to the 54 percent national average.