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  • Press Release: Higher Learning Advocates and 29 Partners Applaud Passage of Resolution Creating First National Student Parent Month

    WASHINGTON (September 22, 2021) — Today, Higher Learning Advocates and 29 partner organizations sent a letter to Congress to applaud the Senate’s recent passag…

  • Higher Learning Advocates & 29 Partners Applauds the Passage of the National Student Parent Month Resolution

    WASHINGTON (September 22, 2021) — Today, Higher Learning Advocates and 29 partner organizations sent a letter to Senator Tammy Duckworth and Senator Jerry Mora…

  • Inside Higher Ed: First-Year Students Struggled With Online Learning Last Year

    "Emily Bouck West, deputy executive director for ​​Higher Learning Advocates, which has been lobbying for broadband affordability programs for students, was pl…

Featured Resources
  • 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 be in their late 20s or 30s. View the facts…

  • 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 level. They’re more mobile and may…

  • SAP Reset Infographic

    In order to access federal financial aid to pay for higher education, students must meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) requirements, which require credi…