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  • Inside Higher Ed: Education Department Plans to Publish List of Low-Performing Programs

    "Nearly a decade after the Obama administration broached the idea of rating colleges and universities, the Biden administration is…

  • Higher Learning Advocates’ Statement on the Fiscal Year 2023 Omnibus Appropriations Bill

    WASHINGTON (December 23, 2022) — Today, Congress passed the fiscal year 2023 omnibus appropriations bill, including several increases to…

  • 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…

  • MarketWatch: Debt cancellation got all the attention, but this Biden proposal could impact student-loan borrowers more, critics and advocates say

    "When President Joe Biden announced in August that his administration planned to cancel $10,000 in federal student debt for…

  • Diverse: Hope Center’s Policy Summit Pushes to End Student Basic Need Insecurity

    "Javier Gomez was living with his grandparents in Portland when he started out at Portland Community College (PCC). But…

  • Yahoo: New Income Driven Student Loan Repayment Plan Could Impact Borrowers’ Finances Positively for Decades

    "Much of the public focus on President Joe Biden’s loan forgiveness plan has zeroed in on two things: the…

  • CNBC: The ‘sleeper-hit’ beyond $10K: Student loan borrowers say new income-driven repayment plan could be ‘life-changing’

    "The day the Biden administration unveiled its highly anticipated student loan forgiveness plan was a 'celebratory day' for Justin…

  • 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 Education Policy Toolkit

    Education creates opportunities and is integral to maintaining America’s globally competitive economy. An educated workforce begins in local communities and…

  • 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…