Today’s Students

  • Higher Learning Advocates Applauds the Introduction of the “Empower Parents in College Act” for its Support of Today’s Student Parents

    Higher Learning Advocates applauds the introduction of the “Empower Parents in College Act” for its support of today’s student…

  • Capella U shares lessons from 5 years of competency-based education

    Higher Learning Advocates Executive Director Julie Peller argues that competency-based education (CBE) requires a unique approach in Education Dive.

  • 101: Today’s Students

    Who are Today's Students?Today’s students are more diverse than any previous generation of college students: they’re diverse in age,…

  • 101: Public Awareness: Racial Disparities in Higher Education

    Public AwarenessA national survey conducted by Higher Learning Advocates suggests that the public lacks awareness of achievement gaps in…

  • Florida Daily: Elijah Cummings Working With Florida Congressman to Help Veterans at Colleges, Universities

    U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho and Rep. Elijah Cummings introduced the “Safeguarding Student Veterans Act."

  • Inside Higher Ed: Groups Align to Advocate for Today’s Students

    Higher Learning Advocates joins with groups to form the Today's Students Coalition.

  • Higher Learning Advocates Endorses “Closing the College Hunger Gap Act”

    Higher Learning Advocates expresses our strong support for the Closing the College Hunger Gap Act of 2019.

  • Bloomberg Government: Students to Keep Pressing Congress for Higher Education Update

    Higher Learning Advocates and nine other education advocacy groups launched the Today’s Students Coalition.

  • Persistence and Retention at Colleges and Universities

    The dictionary definition of persistence is having a “firm or obstinate continuance in a course of action in spite…

  • An In-depth Look at Student Enrollment Factors

    A Q&A with Jonell Sanchez, Vice President of Education Solutions for The National Student Clearinghouse Insights & Outlooks: There…

  • The HBCU Leader Creating a Revolutionary New Model for Urban, Career-Based Learning

    For most college presidents, converting the school’s football field into an organic farm would be a career-ending move. For…

  • How Can We Better Support Latinx Students?

    My mother was raised in a low-income Mexican-American family. With this background she never imagined college as an option…