Higher Learning Advocates & 30 Partners Request Agency Coordination to Ensure Students Receive Federal Aid
WASHINGTON — Today, Higher Learning Advocates and 30 partners submitted a letter to the Office of Management & Budget (OMB), requesting that OMB improve coordination across federal agencies to ensure that students receive the federal aid provided under the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021. Students are still struggling as the pandemic ...
WASHINGTON — Higher Learning Advocates today submitted a reply comment to the Federal Communications Commission regarding the broadband benefit for Pell-eligible students. HLA reaffirmed the importance of ensuring that all students can quickly access the benefit and shared our support for additional recommendations. You can read the full commen...
WASHINGTON — Higher Learning Advocates today submitted comments to the Federal Communications Commission regarding the broadband benefit for Pell-eligible students. As the pandemic continues, HLA hopes that the FCC will act to ensure that all eligible students can quickly access the benefit. Read the comments here.
Executive Director Julie Peller and Higher Learning Advocates’ Board Members Urge Congress to Support Students’ Immediate Needs
WASHINGTON — Executive Director Julie Peller and Higher Learning Advocates’ Board of Directors wrote to Congress to highlight the immediate needs of today’s students and to share HLA’s Playbook for Today’s Students. The Playbook, published yesterday, highlights already introduced legislation that would help widen the path ...
Higher Learning Advocates & Twenty-Eight Partner Organizations Call to Prioritize Higher Education in the Biden Administration
WASHINGTON — Twenty-nine organizations came together today to urge President-Elect Biden and his transition team to prioritize higher education in the incoming Biden Administration. In a letter to the president-elect, spearheaded by Higher Learning Advocates, the organizations stated: “Selecting a secretary and other senior officials who wi...
Higher Learning Advocates & Forty-Six Partner Organizations Urge Congress to Support Student Parents
WASHINGTON — Forty-seven organizations came together today to urge Congress to provide more supports for student parents, particularly in the face of the pandemic. Even before the coronavirus pandemic, many students struggled to cover the costs of food, housing, transportation, and child care. These needs are heightened for student parents, who m...
Higher Learning Advocates Submits Comment on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on the Open Textbooks Pilot Program
Higher Learning Advocates submitted a comment on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on the Open Textbooks Pilot proposed priorities, requirements, and definitions. Download the comment here.
Higher Learning Advocates & Fifty-Two Partner Organizations Urge Congress to Increase Broadband Access for Today’s Students in College
WASHINGTON — Fifty-three organizations came together today to urge Congress to better support students who are unexpectedly attending classes online due to the coronavirus pandemic in a letter spearheaded by Higher Learning Advocates. Julie Peller, Executive Director of Higher Learning Advocates, made the following statement to emphasize the impo...