Today’s Students

  • 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…

  • An Insider’s Look at Postsecondary Education in Louisiana

    A Q&A with Dr. Kim Hunter Reed, Commissioner, Louisiana Commission of Higher Education  Today’s students are more diverse, older and…