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  • [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 the U.S. Department of Ed…

  • 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 needs and education…

  • 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 are attuned to demographic s…

  • 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 are attuned to demographic s…

  • [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

  • [STATEMENT] Higher Learning Advocates Responds to Department of Education’s Regulatory Proposals

    Smarter Regulations Can Promote Quality and Innovation

  • New Higher Education Campaign Launches to Highlight  Changing Experiences of Today’s Students Through Their Stories

    Voices of Today’s Students campaign shares stories about the triumphs and tribulations students face and the various pathways they take through higher education

  • Reform Network Brings Rising State and Local Stars to National Higher Ed Policy Debates

    Higher Learning Advocates announces inaugural members of its Champions Network, a new corps of bipartisan leaders applying breakthrough thinking on student suc…

  • [STATEMENT] Higher Education Priorities in FY18 Omnibus Spending Bill ​

    Bipartisan agreement includes expanded aid for today’s students, including student parents, working adults and low-income students

  • Congressional Budget Deal and Higher Education Provisions

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (FEB. 9, 2018) -- Today, Higher Learning Advocates released the following statement from Emily Bouck, Policy & Advocacy Director, respondi…