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  • Diverse Issues in Higher Education: Experts Tie Student Success to Bridging Education and Workforce

    Champions Network event featured in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.

  • Podcast: Year Ahead in Higher Education

    To a Degree by the Gates Foundation featured Julie Peller on their latest podcast.

  • Podcast: A Voice for Change in Education

    Education Trends by the Mission featured Julie Peller on their latest podcast.

  • Clayton County News: CPE President Aaron Thompson appointed to Champions Network

  • Education Dive: Older Americans don’t know who today’s college students are

    "The general public knows college is expensive and many students must work to afford attendance, but fewer are aware most students live off-campus, are financi…

  • Inside Higher Ed: Oversight Agenda of a Democratic House

    Julie Peller is quoted in an Inside Higher Ed article looking at a potential oversight agenda for a Democratic-controlled House Education and Workforce Committ…

  • The Hill: Congress is playing catch-up with today’s students

    Former Congressman George Miller and executive Director Julie Peller argue that federal policy needs to catch up with changing student needs and pathways

  • Executive Director Julie Peller Among National Education, Policy, and Workforce Experts Appointed to Lumina’s Quality Credentials Task Force

  • Hechinger Report: Is college enrollment among older adults increasing? Depends who you ask

    Julie Peller is quoted in a Hechinger Report article looking at trends in adult student enrollment

  • EdSurge: As the Higher Ed Opportunity Act Turns 10, Here’s How the Landscape Has Changed

    Op-ed takes a look back at ten key trends that have impacted the world of higher education since the last HEA reauthorization in 2008

  • Inside Higher Ed: Education Dept.’s Deregulation Push Gets Mixed Reviews

    “Too often, quality and innovation are pitted against each other in the national discourse around higher education policy..."

  • Education Dive: Aim Higher and PROSPER on the table: What’s the takeaway for higher ed leaders?

    "Both pieces of legislation do deal with expanding student aid into short-term programs, competency-based education, both look at the role of accreditation and…