Adult Students

  • Campaign to Increase Child Care Access for Today’s Students Gains More Support

    WASHINGTON (December 6, 2022) — Today, Higher Learning Advocates sent a letter to the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and…

  • The Hill: Creating opportunities that will lead to a sustaining wage, economic mobility

    "This Election Day, exit polling showed that voters’ overwhelming motivations were economic worries. The next Congress has a voter…

  • Higher Learning Advocates and 29 Partners Ask Congress to Restore Access to Federal Student Aid

    WASHINGTON (November 8, 2022) — Today, Higher Learning Advocates and 29 partners wrote a letter to the Subcommittee on…

  • Higher Learning Advocates, 43 Partners Applaud Bipartisan Resolution Declaring September 2022 Second Annual National Student Parent Month

    WASHINGTON (September 21, 2022) — Today, Higher Learning Advocates and 43 partner organizations sent a letter to Senators Tammy…

  • Braided Funding Backgrounder

    Today’s students follow myriad pathways to and through higher learning. Providing today’s students with wraparound supports and tools to…

  • Higher Learning Advocates and 41 Partners Urge Congress to Increase CCAMPIS Funding

    WASHINGTON (April 21, 2022) — Today, Higher Learning Advocates and 40 partner organizations wrote a letter to the Subcommittee…

  • Higher Learning Advocates Submits Letter on FY 2023 Appropriations

    WASHINGTON (April 13, 2022) — Today, Higher Learning Advocates (HLA) submitted a letter outlining our support for key issues…

  • Higher Learning Advocates’ Statement on the Providing Assistance for Transit Help (PATH) to College Act

    WASHINGTON (November 18, 2021) — Today, Representative Lamb (D-PA), Representative Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Representative Wilson (FL-24), Representative Katko (NY-…

  • Making College Work for Working People

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    The COVID-19 pandemic emphasized the vital role that working people play in our nation and economy. Working people prepare…

  • New Players are Emerging to Serve Returning Adult Learners—Federal Policy Needs to Reflect That.

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    2021 should be an eventful year for federal policy conversations related to postsecondary access and completion. However, much of…

  • Today’s Students Returning Adults Factsheet

    Adult students make up a growing share of today’s students, including adults returning to school, who are likely to…

  • Policy Toolkit 3.0

    Today’s students are more diverse than any previous generation of college students: they’re diverse in age, race, and income…