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  • Strategic Plan

    Higher learning — education and training beyond high school — is the foundation for rebuilding and strengthening our economy.…

  • 101: Means-Tested Federal and State Programs

    Means-tested federal and state programs help millions of low-income Americans access housing, food, health care, child care, and more.…

  • U.S. News & World Report: College Enrollment Caps – What to Know

    "Public colleges and universities were designed to serve the educational needs of those who live in the state. To…

  • Higher Learning Advocates and 41 Partners Urge Congress to Increase CCAMPIS Funding

    WASHINGTON (April 21, 2022) — Today, Higher Learning Advocates and 40 partner organizations wrote a letter to the Subcommittee…

  • Born of Necessity, Emergency Student Aid Should Become Standard Operating Procedure

    In the wake of two years that have upended the financial and educational well-being of millions of students, emergency…

  • Higher Learning Advocates Submits Letter on FY 2023 Appropriations

    WASHINGTON (April 13, 2022) — Today, Higher Learning Advocates (HLA) submitted a letter outlining our support for key issues…

  • Online Program Managers (OPMS): Ensuring Quality & Protecting Innovation

    Over the last two years, the COVID-19 pandemic and the changing needs of today’s students have necessitated an unprecedented…

  • Outsourcing Online Programs: Policy Options for OPM Oversight

    As a form of outsourcing in higher education, online program management (OPM) is not remarkable. Universities regularly, and with…

  • Five Years of Higher Learning Advocates

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  • College Students: You could get money from the Earned Income Tax Credit

    This year, more people than ever before are eligible for the expanded Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) –including college…

  • Financial Aid Officers: Help Students Get Money from the Earned Income Tax Credit

    This year, more people than ever before are eligible for the expanded Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) – including…

  • 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…