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Featured News
  • Higher Learning Advocates Submits Comments on Improving our Nation’s Workforce System

    WASHINGTON (April 9, 2021) — Today, Higher Learning Advocates submitted comments to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions in response to a re…

  • Higher Learning Advocates Applauds Support for Today’s Students in President Biden’s Discretionary Budget Request

    WASHINGTON (April 9, 2021) — Today, President Biden released his proposed FY2022 budget request, which we are thrilled to see includes several wins for today’s…

  • Higher Learning Advocates Comments on the American Jobs Plan

    WASHINGTON (March 31, 2021) — Today, the Biden Administration announced the American Jobs Plan, which includes significant investments in workforce training, b…

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…