Today’s Students

  • A Q&A with Julie Peller, Executive Director for Higher Learning Advocates

    Insights & Outlooks: Last month marked the 11th anniversary of the last reauthorization of the Higher Education Act (HEA).…

  • Jan Yoshiwara: Channeling 1960’s Student Activism For 21st Century Change

    Jan Yoshiwara counts herself lucky to have been in high school and college in California during a time of…

  • Guiding Today’s Students with Equity in Mind

    Successfully navigating the college experience is not easy, particularly for today’s students.  Knowing where and from whom to get help can…

  • Higher Learning Advocates Submits Comment on Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), SNAP

    Higher Learning Advocates submitted a comment on Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), the “Revision of Categorical Eligibility in the…

  • 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.