October News and Updates

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October News and Updates

Join us on 10/30 for our debut event: Mismatched?

Is there a divide between what today’s students need and what higher education policy has to offer? Join us on Oct. 30 at the National Press Club as we explore this topic and hear from Kavitha Cardoza of Education Week and PBS NewsHour, Rio Salado President Chris Bustamante and two striving adult learners.

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Testifying on Regulatory Reform

Higher Learning Advocates delivered testimony at a recent U.S. Department of Education hearing on regulatory reform. Executive Director Julie Peller urged the Department to redesign regulations to better meet the needs of today’s students and focus on outcomes and quality.

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ICYMI: Julie Peller’s EdScoop Op-Ed on Rethinking Regulations

Executive Director Julie Peller took to the pages of EdScoop to share her thoughts on why it’s time to rethink higher education regulations to better serve today’s students.

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Our Team is Growing!

An exciting launch year continues for Higher Learning Advocates with the addition of new hires – Ted Eismeier, Director of Communications and External Affairs, and Emily Bouck, Policy and Advocacy Director. Read the press release here and follow our entire team on Twitter @TedEismeier, @EmilyBouck and @jrpeller.