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  • Teen Vogue: Cradle to College – Teen Parents Must Navigate a System That Rarely Includes Them

    Teen Vogue's Cradle to College is a three-part series examining the realities that teen parents face in trying to…

  • Higher Learning Advocates’ Statement on the Consolidated Appropriations Package for Fiscal Year 2022

    WASHINGTON, (March 11,  2022) — Today, Congress passed the Consolidated Appropriations package for Fiscal Year 2022. Higher Learning Advocates—a…

  • Higher Learning Advocates Submits Letter for NACIQI Committee Meeting

    (WASHINGTON) February 23, 2022 — Today, Higher Learning Advocates provided comments regarding the February 23 and 24, 2022 National…

  • Completion with Quality and Value: Why Credit for Prior Learning Stands out as a College Completion Fund Strategy

    While the fate of the Build Back Better Act is currently unclear, there are parts of the proposed legislation…

  • Higher Learning Advocates Submit Comments on Improving Students’ Access to Broadband Internet

    WASHINGTON (January 4, 2022) — Today, Higher Learning Advocates provided feedback on the National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s (NTIA)…

  • Higher Learning Advocates and 50 Partners Urge Congress to Increase CCAMPIS Funding

    WASHINGTON (January 31, 2022) — Today, Higher Learning Advocates and 48 partner organizations sent a letter to Congress to…

  • What Works for Today’s Students: Connecting Students to Means-Tested Benefits

    Students facing basic needs insecurities are significantly less likely to leave college without completing an associate’s or bachelor’s degree.…

  • Higher Learning Advocates and 24 Partners Urge Congress to Increase Access to Public Transportation on College Campuses

    WASHINGTON (January 24, 2022) — Today, 24 partner organizations joined Higher Learning Advocates to send a letter to Congress…

  • Higher Learning Advocates Applauds the Administration’s Commitment to Today’s Students

    Today’s students can not succeed in school if they are hungry, homeless, or lack access to critical supports like…

  • 101: Students & Means Tested Programs

    Every year, more than one million students drop out—70 percent do so because of financial insecurity, which is disproportionately…

  • Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Backgrounder

    Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) is a federal provision that requires institutions to establish criteria a student must meet in…

  • Embedding Equity within Indiana’s Educational Attainment Goals

    In early 2020, the Indiana Commission for Higher Education released its fourth strategic plan, Reaching Higher in a State…