Accountability

  • Policy Toolkit 3.0

    Today’s students are more diverse than any previous generation of college students: they’re diverse in age, race, and income…

  • Gainful Employment 101

    Is higher education worth the investment? While some factors—the cost of attendance and time to earn a degree or…

  • Distance Education Backgrounder

    Even before the COVID-19 pandemic made distance education the new normal, it was steadily becoming more common. Today’s students—many…

  • Joint Letter from HLA, TICAS, and CLASP on the FAFSA Simplification Act

    Higher Learning Advocates sent a joint letter with the Institute for College Access and Success (TICAS) and the Center…

  • Outcomes-Based Accountability: Holding Institutions Accountable for Successful Student Loan Repayment

    Today’s students’ loan debt totals over $1.5 trillion, and more than 1 million students default on loans each year.…

  • 101: Federal Accountability in Higher Education

    The 101: Federal Accountability in Higher Education explains significant accountability measurement requirements that institutions of higher education must mee…

  • An Insider’s Look at Postsecondary Education in Louisiana

    A Q&A with Dr. Kim Hunter Reed, Commissioner, Louisiana Commission of Higher Education  Today’s students are more diverse, older and…

  • Taxpayers should demand a return on their investment in higher education

    Another April 15th has come and gone, which means hundreds of millions of Americans have filed their income taxes.…

  • A Year in Review: Reflections on 2018 and the Year Ahead

    As the field leads on higher education reform, will it spur a breakthrough moment for federal higher education policy?

  • Exploring Key Questions: Program-Level Repayment for Higher Education Accountability

    A growing number of advocates and policy experts believe that institutions of higher education should be held accountable for…

  • Student Perspectives on Quality and Accountability

    What do students think about holding colleges accountable for outcomes?

  • Renewing the Higher Education Accountability Coalition

    How effective accountability can empower, not limit, talented leaders at our institutions