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  • Education Dive: What approval of the budget deal really means for higher ed

    "We need to ensure students in economically distressed communities use their federal aid at institutions with the strongest outcomes—not…

  • The Chronicle of Higher Education: Barriers to Starting and Finishing College

    In a new special report on adult learners, The Chronicle of Higher Education featured executive director Julie Peller and board member Teresa…

  • University World News: Republicans seek more transparency in higher education

    “Issues of quality, outcomes and accountability are on the forefront of members’ minds in a way they haven’t been…

  • Education Dive: ‘The sky is falling, stuff is tanking!’

    "...As Julie Peller, executive director of Higher Learning Advocates, pointed out, despite Congress’s best intentions to move away from…

  • EdSurge: What’s In? What’s Out? And What’s Likely? Decoding Higher Ed Act Reauthorization

    "Today’s college student isn’t the same student Virginia Foxx went to school with. And as it turns out, it…

  • Report: Federal HED policy must undergo dramatic shift

    A new policy framework identifies a three-pronged plan to shift the focus of federal policy from higher education to…

  • National Skills Coalition: PROSPER Act moves forward in the House

    The PROSPER Act, in its current form, extends Pell eligibility to short-term programs that are at least 300 clock…

  • Education Design Lab: 5 Signs the Degree Is Getting Unbundled

    The new majority of students are more likely to be older, have children, be financially independent, and be at…

  • Today’s Students Deserve an Overhaul of the Higher Education Act

    The nation's signature higher education law, the Higher Education Act (HEA), hasn't been updated since 2008—before the peak of…

  • Education Dive: Nontraditional students gaining steam in higher ed discussions

    "A new higher education advocacy group — Higher Learning Advocates — has emerged to specifically focus on nontraditional students and federal…

  • Why It’s Time to Rethink Higher Education Regulations

    After a bombshell Inspector General report that had advocates for higher education innovation shaking their heads, Julie took to…

  • New Higher Education Policy Group Forms

    Inside Higher Ed