News Releases

  • 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…

  • Higher Learning Advocates’ Statement on Racial Injustice

    Higher Learning Advocates stands with Black Americans in the wake of the wrongful killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor,…

  • Higher Learning Advocates Urges Congress to Support the Supporting Connectivity for Higher Education Students in Need Act

    WASHINGTON (May 13, 2020) — Julie Peller, Executive Director of Higher Learning Advocates, made the following statement to express…

  • Higher Learning Advocates Submits Comment on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) Related to Distance Education and Innovation

    Higher Learning Advocates submitted a comment on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) related to distance education and innovation…

  • Higher Learning Advocates Submits Comment on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on the Open Textbooks Pilot Program

    Higher Learning Advocates submitted a comment on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on the Open Textbooks Pilot proposed…

  • Higher Learning Advocates & Fifty-Two Partner Organizations Urge Congress to Increase Broadband Access for Today’s Students in College

    WASHINGTON (April 24, 2020) — Fifty-three organizations came together today to urge Congress to better support students who are…

  • Higher Learning Advocates Applauds Passage of the CARES Act, Which Includes Higher Education Provisions to Support Today’s Students

    WASHINGTON (March 27, 2020) — Julie Peller, Executive Director of Higher Learning Advocates, made the following statement in response…

  • Higher Learning Advocates Comments on Critical Higher Ed Provisions for Today’s Students in Leader McConnell’s COVID-19 Package

    WASHINGTON (March 19, 2020) — Julie Peller, Executive Director of Higher Learning Advocates, made the following statement in response…

  • Higher Learning Advocates & Fifty-One Partner Organizations Urge Congress to Support Today’s Students

    WASHINGTON (March 18, 2020) — Fifty-two organizations came together today to urge Congress to support students in response to…