News & Resources

We are working to shift the conversation and support a policy environment that enables a system of higher learning focused on quality, outcomes and today’s students.

Featured News
  • Higher Learning Advocates & 13 Partners Ask ED to Issue Guidance Related to Student Mental Health

    WASHINGTON (May 3, 2021) — Today, Higher Learning Advocates and 13 partner organizations submitted a letter to Secretary Cardona, asking the Department of Educ…

  • Higher Learning Advocates’ Statement on the American Families Plan

    WASHINGTON (April 28, 2021) — This morning, the Biden Administration announced the American Families Plan, which includes important provisions that would impro…

  • Higher Learning Advocates and 62 Partners Urge Congress to Increase CCAMPIS Funding

    WASHINGTON (April 27, 2021) — Today, Higher Learning Advocates and 62 partner organizations sent a letter to Congress to express our strong support for increas…

Featured Resources
  • Factsheet: Equity Gaps in Higher Education

    There is a significant and persistent disparity in educational attainment between different groups of students. Equity gaps between students of different races…

  • 101: Distance Education

    Today's students—who are more diverse in age, race, and income than any previous generation—are more likely to be older, working, parenting, and may be working…

  • Distance Education Backgrounder

    Even before the COVID-19 pandemic made distance education the new normal, it was steadily becoming more common. Today’s students—many of whom work while in col…