tuition http://wrkf.org en Higher Education: Paying More for Less http://wrkf.org/post/higher-education-paying-more-less <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>The House Appropriations Committee got a different look at the cost of six years’ worth of higher education cuts Monday, as the push is on for colleges and universities to better prepare students to fill new jobs coming to Louisiana.</p><p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Sue Lincoln 24865 at http://wrkf.org Higher Education: Paying More for Less Student Loan Rates Set To Double On July 1 http://wrkf.org/post/student-loan-rates-set-double-july-1 The interest rate on government-backed student loans is going to jump from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent Monday.<p>Republicans, Democrats and the Obama administration could not agree on a plan to keep it from happening. Lawmakers say a deal is still possible after the July 4 recess. Fri, 28 Jun 2013 08:44:00 +0000 Claudio Sanchez 12607 at http://wrkf.org Student Loan Rates Set To Double On July 1