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  • Inside Higher Ed: Education Department Plans to Publish List of Low-Performing Programs

    "Nearly a decade after the Obama administration broached the idea of rating colleges and universities, the Biden administration is…

  • Higher Learning Advocates’ Statement on the Fiscal Year 2023 Omnibus Appropriations Bill

    WASHINGTON (December 23, 2022) — Today, Congress passed the fiscal year 2023 omnibus appropriations bill, including several increases 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…

  • Campaign to Increase Child Care Access for Today’s Students Gains More Support

    WASHINGTON (December 6, 2022) — Today, Higher Learning Advocates sent a letter to the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and…

  • The Hill: Creating opportunities that will lead to a sustaining wage, economic mobility

    "This Election Day, exit polling showed that voters’ overwhelming motivations were economic worries. The next Congress has a voter…

  • Higher Learning Advocates and 29 Partners Ask Congress to Restore Access to Federal Student Aid

    WASHINGTON (November 8, 2022) — Today, Higher Learning Advocates and 29 partners wrote a letter to the Subcommittee on…

  • The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Edge: Adult Students Need ‘More Ladders and Fewer Chutes’

    Widen the paths to and through higher ed.Chutes and Ladders is a fun game for kids. It’s also a…

  • The Job: Not Just One and Done

    "Policy discussions often position workforce education and traditional college as being in opposition—a zero-sum game where you’re either for…

  • MarketWatch: Debt cancellation got all the attention, but this Biden proposal could impact student-loan borrowers more, critics and advocates say

    "When President Joe Biden announced in August that his administration planned to cancel $10,000 in federal student debt for…

  • Higher Learning Advocates, 43 Partners Applaud Bipartisan Resolution Declaring September 2022 Second Annual National Student Parent Month

    WASHINGTON (September 21, 2022) — Today, Higher Learning Advocates and 43 partner organizations sent a letter to Senators Tammy…

  • Diverse: Hope Center’s Policy Summit Pushes to End Student Basic Need Insecurity

    "Javier Gomez was living with his grandparents in Portland when he started out at Portland Community College (PCC). But…

  • Updated 101: Today’s Students

    Understanding who today’s students are is fundamental to creating a higher learning system that leads to their success.Higher Learning…