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In recent weeks we’ve seen both Louisiana Tech and Grambling State universities signing agreements with two-year colleges to work together.

And during these troubled economic times, especially for our state’s higher education system, that’s a good thing.

Louisiana public colleges and universities have lost $315 million in state funding since 2008. Last month, Gov. Bobby Jindal announced an additional $35 million cut for this fiscal year. Those cuts aren’t shocking. The system is broken.

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