News Releases

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Higher Learning Advocates & Twenty-Eight Partner Organizations Call to Prioritize Higher Education in the Biden Administration

    WASHINGTON (November 23, 2020) — Twenty-nine organizations came together today to urge President-Elect Biden and his transition team to…

  • Higher Learning Advocates’ Statement Regarding the 2020 Elections

    WASHINGTON (November 9, 2020) — This morning, Julie Peller, Executive Director of Higher Learning Advocates, made the following statement…

  • Higher Learning Advocates & Forty-Six Partner Organizations Urge Congress to Support Student Parents

    WASHINGTON (September 18, 2020) — Forty-seven organizations came together today to urge Congress to provide more supports for student…

  • Higher Learning Advocates Applauds the Introduction of the Emergency Grant Aid for College Students Act

    WASHINGTON (August 10, 2020) — Julie Peller, executive director of Higher Learning Advocates, made the following statement to express…

  • Higher Learning Advocates Urges Congress to Prioritize Today’s Students in Final Coronavirus Package

    WASHINGTON (July 28, 2020) — Yesterday, Senate Republicans released their coronavirus relief plan, the HEALS Act, which is aimed…

  • Confronting Racial Inequalities in Higher Education 

    Together, our hearts are heavy. And, together we must take action. The protests across the country are not only…