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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Yahoo: New Income Driven Student Loan Repayment Plan Could Impact Borrowers’ Finances Positively for Decades

    "Much of the public focus on President Joe Biden’s loan forgiveness plan has zeroed in on two things: the…

  • TIME: Fact-checking 6 Criticisms of Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness Plan

    "When President Joe Biden announced his plan on Wednesday to forgive a portion of the federal student loan debt…

  • Braided Funding Backgrounder

    Today’s students follow myriad pathways to and through higher learning. Providing today’s students with wraparound supports and tools to…

  • Amy Ellen Duke-Benfield Joins Higher Learning Advocates

    WASHINGTON (August 16, 2022) – Veteran higher education policy expert Amy Ellen Duke-Benfield joins Higher Learning Advocates (HLA) this…

  • Inside Higher Ed: Congress Must Invest in Student Mental Health

    "Starting July 16, the National Suicide Prevention Hotline became more easily reachable—simply by dialing 988. With mental health crises burdening…

  • Higher Education Policy Toolkit

    Education creates opportunities and is integral to maintaining America’s globally competitive economy. An educated workforce begins in local communities and…

  • EdScoop: Education industry looks to balance OPM oversight between institutional control and federal regulation

    "The education industry is trying to find a balance between institutional control of the relationships between colleges and the…

  • Money: Why It’s So Hard for College Students Who Are Parents to Actually Earn Their Degrees

    "Tysa Rose had done everything she was supposed to when she enrolled in her local community college in Fargo,…

  • 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.…