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

  • Our Growing Network of Champions

    New state, local and institutional leaders join the Champions Network to advocates for today's students

  • 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] Public Comment on Quality and Innovation at U.S. Department of Education Hearing

    Higher Learning Advocates urges USED to offer regulatory changes "through the lens of putting student outcomes first"

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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

  • [STATEMENT] Higher Learning Advocates Submits Comments Opposing Repeal of Gainful Employment Rule

    A backward step for accountability and outcomes for today’s students

  • [STATEMENT] Public Comment on Quality and Innovation at U.S. Department of Education Hearing

    Higher Learning Advocates urges USED to offer regulatory changes "through the lens of putting student outcomes first"

  • 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