The Higher Education Act

  • Policies Impacting Today’s Part-Time Students

    Today’s students are more diverse than previous generations. Twenty-four percent are parents, 37 percent are older than 25, 49…

  • 2019… 11 years into the Higher Education Opportunity Act

    So much has happened since the last Higher Education Act (HEA) reauthorization - the Higher Education Opportunity Act of…

  • Policies Needed for Online Learners in 2020

    Online learning plays a critical role for today’s students by offering greater flexibility to accommodate work schedules and, in…

  • Community College Leaders Band Together to Advocate for Today’s Students

    The characteristics of individuals enrolling in postsecondary education today are significantly different than they were when the Higher Education…

  • 4 Ways Congress Made Progress Supporting Today’s Students in 2019

    Washington has earned a reputation in recent years for being so mired in partisan politics that it is unable…

  • State of the Military-Connected Student Community in 2019

    This year we’ve enjoyed enormous momentum in policy, advocacy, and legislation on issues important to military-connected students that sets…

  • Letter to House Education and Labor Committee: The College Affordability Act

    On October 28, Higher Learning Advocates sent a letter to leaders of the House Education and Labor Committee on…

  • Letter to House Education and Labor Committee: HEA Policy Recommendations

    On October 28, Higher Learning Advocates, along with ten other members of the Today's Students Coalition, sent a letter…

  • Higher Education Act (HEA) Recommendations

    Higher Learning Advocates is working to shift federal policy from higher education to higher learning—education and training beyond high…

  • The Higher Education Act Reauthorization Needs to Focus on #RealCollege Students

    When Congress reauthorizes the Higher Education Act, it must invest in a higher education system that leverages talent in…

  • The Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act Is Essential for College Affordability

    The month of September signals change. It is the beginning of a new season, and for many, it is…

  • My Dream for HEA: Meaningfully Prepare Every Teacher and Principal for Success – Throughout Their Career

    New teachers and principals are often told that the first year is “trial by fire” or “sink or swim.”…