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  • Community College Daily: Can they find common ground on HEA?

    Julie Peller was on a panel at the Inside Higher Education Leadership Series event, where she discussed challenges Congress may encounter while working toward …

  • Inside Higher Ed: Overhauling Rules for Higher Ed

    Julie Peller was quoted in Inside Higher Ed on the Department of Education’s intention to encourage more innovation in higher education without addressing the …

  • The Chronicle of Higher Education: Cutting Oversight of Accreditation Will Spur Innovation, Education Dept. Says. Critics Say Not So Fast.

    Julie Peller was quoted in the Chronicle of Higher Education. She argued that the U.S. Department of Education is raising the right questions during negotiated…

  • New Policy Framework: Shift Quality Assurance from Compliance to Continuous Improvement

    WASHINGTON, D.C (DECEMBER 18, 2018) -- Today, Higher Learning Advocates and the Center for American Progress released a new framework for rethinking higher edu…

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

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

  • Issue Brief: Multiple Pathways & Quality Assurance

    How can federal policy provide an on-ramp to funding and recognition for new providers and pathways?

  • 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.

  • NASFAA: How to Get Student Loan Repayment Rates Right for Accountability

  • Exploring Key Questions: Program-Level Repayment for Higher Education Accountability

    A new paper authored by Professor Robert Kelchen evaluates proposals to use program-level repayment as a tool for greater accountability and transparency

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

  • Higher Ed Today (Blog): Higher Learning Advocates Report Explores Public Perception of College Students