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  • Higher Learning Advocates’ Statement on the Pell Grant Preservation and Expansion Act

    WASHINGTON (June 16, 2021) — Today, Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI), Senate HELP Committee Chair Patty Murray (D-WA), Representative Mark…

  • The Two-Faced Promise of Higher Education

    The four-year college degree has long been the gold standard and the surest gateway to economic opportunity in the…

  • Campus Mental Health Awareness Leads Policy Efforts at the Federal and State Level

    The mental health crisis on college campuses, prior to 2020, often referred to the overwhelming demand on campus mental…

  • Today’s Students Mental Health Factsheet

    Many of today's students face mental health challenges while in college, but the COVID-19 pandemic has made matters worse.…

  • Ensuring Equity: Policy Recommendations to Increase the Diversity of Selective Public Institutions of Higher Education

    Not all institutions of higher education are equal—in their funding, resources, or student outcomes. Selective public institutions, typically defined…

  • Higher Learning Advocates & 13 Partners Ask ED to Issue Guidance Related to Student Mental Health

    WASHINGTON (May 3, 2021) — Today, Higher Learning Advocates and 13 partner organizations submitted a letter to Secretary Cardona,…

  • Higher Learning Advocates’ Statement on the American Families Plan

    WASHINGTON (April 28, 2021) — This morning, the Biden Administration announced the American Families Plan, which includes important provisions…

  • Q&A With Nicole Lynn Lewis, Founder & CEO of Generation Hope

    Nicole Lynn Lewis is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Generation Hope, which works to surround motivated teen…

  • Higher Learning Advocates and 62 Partners Urge Congress to Increase CCAMPIS Funding

    WASHINGTON (April 27, 2021) — Today, Higher Learning Advocates and 62 partner organizations sent a letter to Congress to…

  • Higher Learning Advocates Submits Letter on FY 2022 Appropriations

    WASHINGTON (April 23, 2021) — Today, Higher Learning Advocates submitted a letter outlining our support for key issues as…

  • The Journal News: Far too many students earn credits without completing a degree: Here’s how to change that

    "Today’s college students are not who you think they are.One-third of them are more than 25 years old, according…

  • Inside Higher Ed: An Infrastructure for Our Nation’s Talent

    Julie Peller and Jamie Merisotis discuss how using the Pell Grant for short-term programs could build a different kind…