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Higher Learning Advocates Statement on the Passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

WASHINGTON — Today, the president signed the Infrastructure and JOBS Act, also known as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework, into law, a bill that includes critical provisions to ensure that today’s low-income college students continue to have access to broadband internet. Higher Learning Advocates’ Executive Director Julie Peller made t...
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Higher Learning Advocates and 29 Partners Applaud Passage of Resolution Creating First National Student Parent Month

Source: Press Release
WASHINGTON — Today, Higher Learning Advocates and 29 partner organizations sent a letter to Congress to applaud the Senate’s recent passage of S.Res. 362, National Student Parent Month. The resolution expresses the Senate’s support of the contributions and achievements of student parents and designates September 2021 as “National Student P...
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Higher Learning Advocates Statement on the Senate’s Passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

WASHINGTON — This morning, the Senate passed a historic infrastructure bill, the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act, which includes critical provisions to ensure that today’s students in college have access to broadband internet. Higher Learning Advocates’ Executive Director Julie Peller made the following statement regarding the legisl...
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Higher Learning Advocates’ Statement Regarding Broadband Provisions in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Package

WASHINGTON — Yesterday, a group of senators released a bipartisan infrastructure bill, which includes critical provisions to ensure that today’s students in college continue to have access to broadband internet. Higher Learning Advocates’ Executive Director Julie Peller made the following statement regarding these provisions: “Over the past...
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Higher Learning Advocates’ Statement on the Pell Grant Preservation and Expansion Act

WASHINGTON — Today, Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI), Senate HELP Committee Chair Patty Murray (D-WA), Representative Mark Pocan (D-WI), and House Education and Labor Committee Chair Bobby Scott (D-VA) introduced the Pell Grant Preservation and Expansion Act, which would take important steps toward doubling the maximum Pell Grant award. Executive Dire...
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Higher Learning Advocates’ Statement on the American Families Plan

WASHINGTON — This morning, the Biden Administration announced the American Families Plan, which includes important provisions that would improve the lives of today’s students. Executive Director Julie Peller made the following statement regarding the plan: “Higher Learning Advocates is excited to see the proposals included in the American Fam...
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Higher Learning Advocates Applauds Support for Today’s Students in President Biden’s Discretionary Budget Request

WASHINGTON — Today, President Biden released his proposed FY2022 budget request, which we are thrilled to see includes several wins for today’s students. Executive Director Julie Peller made the following statement: “Higher Learning Advocates applauds President Biden for prioritizing today’s students in his FY2022 budget request.  We are p...
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Higher Learning Advocates Comments on the American Jobs Plan

WASHINGTON — Today, the Biden Administration announced the American Jobs Plan, which includes significant investments in workforce training, broadband, and community college infrastructure. Executive Director Julie Peller made the following statement regarding the plan: “Higher Learning Advocates commends the Biden Administration for its propos...
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