News Releases

  • 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…

  • Higher Learning Advocates Urges Congress to Support Today’s Students Through Emergency Coronavirus Response Legislation

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

  • Higher Learning Advocates’ Statement of Support for ACCESS to Careers Act

    WASHINGTON (February 11, 2020) — Julie Peller, Executive Director of Higher Learning Advocates, made the following statement to express…

  • Higher Learning Advocates Endorses the Accreditation Reform Act

    WASHINGTON (February 6, 2020) — Julie Peller, Executive Director of Higher Learning Advocates, made the following statement to express…

  • The FUTURE Act Passes in the House

    WASHINGTON (December 10, 2019) — Today, Congress passed the Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for Education (FUTURE) Act.…

  • Senators Introduce Bipartisan FUTURE Act Amendment to Simplify FAFSA, Streamline Repayment, and Permanently Fund HBCUs and MSIs

    WASHINGTON (December 4, 2019) — Yesterday, Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander and Ranking…

  • Higher Learning Advocates Endorses the Helping Student Parents Succeed Act

    WASHINGTON (November 21, 2019) — Julie Peller, Executive Director of Higher Learning Advocates, made the following statement to express…

  • Higher Learning Advocates’ Statement of Support for the Reauthorization of the NACIQI Act

    WASHINGTON (November 19, 2019) — Julie Peller, Executive Director of Higher Learning Advocates, made the following statement to express…

  • Higher Learning Advocates’ Statement on the Final ED Rule on Accrediting Agencies

    WASHINGTON (October 31, 2019) — Today, Emily Bouck West, Deputy Executive Director of Higher Learning Advocates, released a statement…

  • Higher Learning Advocates’ Statement of Support for the Advancing Competency-Based Education Act

    WASHINGTON (October 21, 2019) — Julie Peller, executive director of Higher Learning Advocates, made the following statement to express…