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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 for Historically Blac…
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 Supplemental Nutrition A…
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 parents.
Capella U shares lessons from 5 years of competency-based education
Higher Learning Advocates Executive Director Julie Peller argues that competency-based education (CBE) requires a unique approach in Education Dive.
Florida Daily: Elijah Cummings Working With Florida Congressman to Help Veterans at Colleges, Universities
U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho and Rep. Elijah Cummings introduced the “Safeguarding Student Veterans Act."
Florida Daily: Veterans Groups, Education Leaders Back Donna Shalala’s Effort to Close GI Benefits Loophole
Higher Learning Advocates supports amendment on DOD Institution Assistance funds in the National Defense Authorization Act.
The Education Dept. Wants Accreditors to Compete. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
Should the distinction between national and regional accreditors be eliminated? Executive Director Julie Peller weighs in on the discussion in The Chronicle.
[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.
Bloomberg Government: Student Loan Forgiveness Plan Sputters, Helping 1% of Hopefuls
Executive Director Julie Peller was quoted in Bloomberg Government discussing the student loan forgiveness program.