BATON ROUGE— Louisiana’s community and technical colleges are embarking on an aggressive, six-year plan.

It includes doubling the number of graduates and their total earnings, quadrupling the number of students they send to the state’s four-year schools and significantly increasing private dollars and partnerships with businesses.

“I don’t think it’s any secret to anyone that the biggest issue today is Louisiana’s workforce,” Louisiana Communityand Technical College System President Monty Sullivan told The Advocate Wednesday. “We take this challenge very seriously.”

The six-part plan, which the system has set out to meet by the year 2020, would have the state’s community and technical college


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