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Higher Learning Advocates and 29 Partners Ask Congress to Restore Access to Federal Student Aid

WASHINGTON — Today, Higher Learning Advocates and 29 partners wrote a letter to the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education urging Congress to consider a Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) reset. Allowing a reset of SAP requirements will maximize college students’ persistence and success in their postsecondary educatio...
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Higher Learning Advocates, 43 Partners Applaud Bipartisan Resolution Declaring September 2022 Second Annual National Student Parent Month

WASHINGTON — Today, Higher Learning Advocates and 43 partner organizations sent a letter to Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Jerry Moran (R-KS) to thank them for their continued commitment to parenting students and to congratulate them on the passage of S.Res.777, designating September 2022 as the second annual “National Student Parent Month...
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Higher Learning Advocates and 41 Partners Urge Congress to Increase CCAMPIS Funding

WASHINGTON — Today, Higher Learning Advocates and 40 partner organizations wrote a letter to the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education expressing strong support for increasing funding for the Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) Program to $500 million— the amount needed to provide roughly 100,000 more p...
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Higher Learning Advocates Submits Letter on FY 2023 Appropriations

WASHINGTON — Today, Higher Learning Advocates (HLA) submitted a letter outlining our support for key issues as the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education begins the FY 2023 appropriations process. In the letter, HLA urged the subcommittee to consider investments in essential child care, higher education, and campus mental...
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Higher Learning Advocates Submits Letter for NACIQI Committee Meeting

WASHINGTON — Today, Higher Learning Advocates provided comments regarding the February 23 and 24, 2022 National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI) meeting. HLA recommends ways for NACIQI to utilize its oversight authority to work with the Department and accrediting agencies to help set the parameters and guidelines...
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Higher Learning Advocates and 50 Partners Urge Congress to Increase CCAMPIS Funding

WASHINGTON — Today, Higher Learning Advocates and 48 partner organizations sent a letter to Congress to express our strong support for increasing funding for the Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) Program to $500 million—the amount needed to provide child care support to approximately 6 percent of Pell-eligible student parents ...
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Higher Learning Advocates and 24 Partners Urge Congress to Increase Access to Public Transportation on College Campuses

WASHINGTON — Today, 24 partner organizations joined Higher Learning Advocates to send a letter to Congress to express our strong support for the Promoting Advancement for Transit Help (PATH) to College Act, introduced by Representative Lamb (D-PA), Representative Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Representative Wilson (D-FL), and Representative Katko (R-NY)...
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Higher Learning Advocates Submits Comments on Department of Education’s Intent to Host Negotiated Rulemaking Related to 90/10

WASHINGTON — Today, Higher Learning Advocates submitted comments regarding the Department of Education’s intent to establish a negotiated rulemaking committee on the 90/10 rule and other matters impacting programs under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965.  Read HLA’s full comments here.
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