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  • Confronting Racial Inequalities in Higher Education 

    Together, our hearts are heavy. And, together we must take action. The protests across the country are not only about the wrongful killing of George Floyd, Bre…

  • Higher Learning Advocates’ Statement on Racial Injustice

    Higher Learning Advocates stands with Black Americans in the wake of the wrongful killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery, among too many o…

  • Higher Learning Advocates Urges Congress to Support the Supporting Connectivity for Higher Education Students in Need Act

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

  • Higher Learning Advocates Submits Comment on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) Related to Distance Education and Innovation

    Higher Learning Advocates submitted a comment on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) related to distance education and innovation under the Higher Educati…

  • Higher Learning Advocates Submits Comment on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on the Open Textbooks Pilot Program

    Higher Learning Advocates submitted a comment on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on the Open Textbooks Pilot proposed priorities, requirements, and de…

  • Higher Learning Advocates & Fifty-Two Partner Organizations Urge Congress to Increase Broadband Access for Today’s Students in College

    WASHINGTON (April 24, 2020) — Fifty-three organizations came together today to urge Congress to better support students who are unexpectedly attending classes …

  • Today’s Students Need Continued Policy Reforms in Response to COVID-19

    To support today’s students during and as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Congress and the Department of Education must take critical steps by removing outd…

  • 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 to the higher education p…

  • 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 to the higher education p…

  • 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 campus closures and restrictions …

  • 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 urgent need for Congre…

  • 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 Advocat…