News Releases

[STATEMENT] Higher Learning Advocates Responds to DeVos Changes to Gainful Employment Rule

A backward step for accountability and outcomes for today’s students For Immediate Release: August 10, 2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. (Aug 10, 2018) — Today, Julie Peller, executive director of Higher Learning Advocates, released a statement responding to the U.S. Department of Education’s decision to substantially rollback the Gainful Employment ...
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[STATEMENT] Higher Learning Advocates Responds to USED Regulatory Proposals

Smarter Regulations Can Promote Quality and Innovation   WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 30, 2018) — Today, Julie Peller, executive director of Higher Learning Advocates, released a statement responding to the U.S. Department of Education’s announcement of a negotiated rulemaking session that could affect a wide range of higher education regulations: ...
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[STATEMENT] Higher Learning Advocates Responds to Department of Education’s Regulatory Proposals

Smarter Regulations Can Promote Quality and Innovation WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 30, 2018) — Today, Julie Peller, executive director of Higher Learning Advocates, released a statement responding to the U.S. Department of Education’s announcement of a negotiated rulemaking session that could affect a wide range of higher education regulations: “R...
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New Higher Education Campaign Launches to Highlight  Changing Experiences of Today’s Students Through Their Stories

Voices of Today’s Students campaign shares stories about the triumphs and tribulations students face and the various pathways they take through higher education WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 22, 2018) — Today, Higher Learning Advocates, a national bipartisan advocacy organization working to modernize higher education policy, announced the launch o...
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Reform Network Brings Rising State and Local Stars to National Higher Ed Policy Debates

Higher Learning Advocates announces inaugural members of its Champions Network, a new corps of bipartisan leaders applying breakthrough thinking on student success to federal policy WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 8, 2018) — Today, Higher Learning Advocates announced the creation and launch of its Champions Network, a new group of higher education refo...
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[STATEMENT] Higher Education Priorities in FY18 Omnibus Spending Bill ​

Bipartisan agreement includes expanded aid for today’s students, including student parents, working adults and low-income students Washington, D.C. (March 22, 2018) — Today, Higher Learning Advocates Executive Director and Founder Julie Peller released a statement applauding increased funding for postsecondary education approved in the bipa...
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Congressional Budget Deal and Higher Education Provisions

WASHINGTON, D.C. (FEB. 9, 2018) — Today, Higher Learning Advocates released the following statement from Emily Bouck, Policy & Advocacy Director, responding to a budget agreement passed by Congress with a number of provisions affecting higher education. “While the budget deal passed by Congress takes critical steps toward a long-term f...
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New Framework Calls for Retooling Higher Education Policy to Serve Today’s Students and Workforce Needs

Higher Learning Advocates released its policy framework, outlining policy ideas for shifting the focus of federal policy from higher education to higher learning by ensuring high-quality outcomes, focusing on today’s students and creating a more affordable and responsive system of education and training beyond high school.
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