News Releases

  • Higher Learning Advocates Makes Statement of Support for Quality Higher Education Act

    WASHINGTON (October 15, 2019) -- Julie Peller, executive director of Higher Learning Advocates, made the following statement to express…

  • Higher Learning Advocates Comments on Just-released House College Affordability Act

    WASHINGTON, (October 15, 2019) -- Today, House Education and Labor Committee Chairman Bobby Scott introduced the College Affordability Act,…

  • Higher Learning Advocates’ Statement on the FUTURE Act

    Higher Learning Advocates is encouraged that the House of Representatives has passed the FUTURE Act—legislation to ensure current funding…

  • Higher Learning Advocates Submits Comment on Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), SNAP

    Higher Learning Advocates submitted a comment on Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), the “Revision of Categorical Eligibility in the…

  • Higher Learning Advocates Applauds the Introduction of the “Empower Parents in College Act” for its Support of Today’s Student Parents

    Higher Learning Advocates applauds the introduction of the “Empower Parents in College Act” for its support of today’s student…

  • [STATEMENT] Higher Learning Advocates Submits Public Comment on Accrediting Agencies

    Higher Learning Advocates submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Education on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.

  • [STATEMENT] Higher Learning Advocates Responds to the Department of Education’s Release of the Final Gainful Employment Rule

    WASHINGTON (June 28, 2019) – Today, Julie Peller, executive director of Higher Learning Advocates, released a statement responding to…

  • New Policy Toolkit Looks Beyond Financial Aid to Support Shifting Student Demographics

    Higher Learning Advocates releases policy recommendations retooling dated student aid and other federal policies to respond to the changing…

  • Survey Reveals Gap Between Public and Policymakers When it Comes to Understanding Today’s College Students

    Higher Learning Advocates research finds pop culture archetype still holds sway with many in the general public while policymakers…

  • Survey Reveals Gap Between Public and Policymakers When it Comes to Understanding Today’s College Students

    Higher Learning Advocates research finds pop culture archetype still holds sway with many in the general public while policymakers…

  • [STATEMENT] Higher Learning Advocates Responds to DeVos Changes to Gainful Employment Rule

    A backward step for accountability and outcomes for today’s students

  • [STATEMENT] Higher Learning Advocates Responds to USED Regulatory Proposals

    Smarter Regulations Can Promote Quality and Innovation