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  • TIME: Fact-checking 6 Criticisms of Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness Plan

    "When President Joe Biden announced his plan on Wednesday to forgive a portion of the federal student loan debt…

  • EdScoop: Education industry looks to balance OPM oversight between institutional control and federal regulation

    "The education industry is trying to find a balance between institutional control of the relationships between colleges and the…

  • Money: Why It’s So Hard for College Students Who Are Parents to Actually Earn Their Degrees

    "Tysa Rose had done everything she was supposed to when she enrolled in her local community college in Fargo,…

  • U.S. News & World Report: College Enrollment Caps – What to Know

    "Public colleges and universities were designed to serve the educational needs of those who live in the state. To…

  • Teen Vogue: Cradle to College – Teen Parents Must Navigate a System That Rarely Includes Them

    Teen Vogue's Cradle to College is a three-part series examining the realities that teen parents face in trying to…

  • Inside Higher Ed: First-Year Students Struggled With Online Learning Last Year

    "Emily Bouck West, deputy executive director for ​​Higher Learning Advocates, which has been lobbying for broadband affordability programs for…

  • Inside Higher Ed: Infrastructure Bill Expands Broadband Affordability for Students

    "The infrastructure bill would be a really big win for Pell students if it were to be enacted as…

  • Inside Higher Ed: ‘Second Chance Pell’ will be expanded for 2022 academic year

    Deputy Executive Director Emily Bouck West commented on Higher Learning Advocates’ support for expanding Second Chance Pell in a…

  • Inside Higher Ed: Help for Community College Students

    In Inside Higher Ed, Deputy Executive Director Emily Bouck West commented on Higher Learning Advocates' support for the Community…

  • The Journal News: Far too many students earn credits without completing a degree: Here’s how to change that

    "Today’s college students are not who you think they are.One-third of them are more than 25 years old, according…

  • Higher Ed Dive: 3 ways the pandemic is changing colleges’ mandate right now

    "The (students) are certainly not who you see in movies," said Julie Peller, executive director of Higher Learning Advocates, a…

  • The Chronicle of Higher Education: A Democratic-Controlled Senate ‘Will Change Everything’ but ‘Guarantee Nothing’ for Higher Ed

    "Julie Peller, executive director of Higher Learning Advocates, a bipartisan group that advocates for policies to improve student success,…