News Releases

  • Higher Learning Advocates & 30 Partners Request Agency Coordination to Ensure Students Receive Federal Aid

    WASHINGTON (March 2, 2021) — Today, Higher Learning Advocates and 30 partners submitted a letter to the Office of…

  • Higher Learning Advocates Congratulates Dr. Miguel Cardona, Newly Confirmed Secretary of Education

    WASHINGTON (March 1, 2021) — Higher Learning Advocates congratulates Dr. Miguel Cardona on his confirmation as Secretary of Education.…

  • FCC Adopts Higher Learning Advocates’ Recommendations for Pell Students in the Emergency Broadband Benefit

    WASHINGTON (February 26, 2021) — Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released approved rules related to the Emergency Broadband…

  • Higher Learning Advocates Submits Reply Comment Regarding the Emergency Broadband Benefit

    WASHINGTON (February 10, 2021) — Higher Learning Advocates today submitted a reply comment to the Federal Communications Commission regarding…

  • Higher Learning Advocates Submits Comments to the FCC Regarding Broadband Benefit for Pell Students

    WASHINGTON (January 26, 2021) — Higher Learning Advocates today submitted comments to the Federal Communications Commission regarding the broadband…

  • Higher Learning Advocates’ Statement on President-Elect Biden’s American Rescue Plan

    WASHINGTON (January 15, 2021) — Higher Learning Advocates applauds President-elect Biden’s American Rescue Plan and its focus on the…

  • Higher Learning Advocates’ Statement Regarding Secretary of Education Nominee

    WASHINGTON (December 22, 2020) — Higher Learning Advocates congratulates Miguel Cardona, President-elect Biden’s nominee for Secretary of Education in…

  • #ConnectCollegeStudents Legislative Victories & More in Year-End Deal

    WASHINGTON (December 21, 2020) — Today, Congress introduced an omnibus funding package combined with additional coronavirus relief. The following…

  • December News & Updates

    Dear Friend,2020 has been quite a year. Today’s students were faced with challenges like never before when campus closed…

  • 2020 & HLA: Fighting for Today’s Students

    2020 has been quite a year. Today’s students were faced with challenges like never before when campus closed due…

  • Higher Learning Advocates Urges Congress to Prioritize Students in COVID-19 Relief Package

    WASHINGTON (December 9, 2020) — Earlier today, a bipartisan group of Senators released a framework summary for their $908…

  • Executive Director Julie Peller and Higher Learning Advocates’ Board Members Urge Congress to Support Students’ Immediate Needs

    WASHINGTON (November 30, 2020) — Executive Director Julie Peller and Higher Learning Advocates' Board of Directors wrote to Congress…