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  • Inside Higher Ed: A Double Whammy for Student Parents

    Executive Director Julie Peller commented on how the coronavirus pandemic has led to a particularly difficult situation for student parents, who have been forc…

  • 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…

  • Forbes: Policymakers, Pandemic and Today’s Students

    A letter to Congress, spearheaded by Higher Learning Advocates and signed by 51 partner organizations, urging policymakers to ensure students' basic needs are …

  • 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…

  • Hechinger Report: Michael Bloomberg unveils ‘progressive’ higher education plan

    After Michael Bloomberg released his higher education plan, Julie Peller, executive director of Higher Learning Advocates, commented on the plan's recognition …

  • 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…

  • Higher Learning Advocates Endorses the Accreditation Reform Act

    WASHINGTON (February 6, 2020) — Julie Peller, Executive Director of Higher Learning Advocates, made the following statement to express Higher Learning Advocate…

  • Today’s Adult Students

    The image of today’s students no longer fits the image from decades ago. Today’s students aren’t just fresh-faced 18-year-old teenagers who recently graduated …

  • Op-ed: To support today’s students, Congress must strengthen oversight of colleges

    George Miller, former Congressman and a board member of Higher Learning Advocates, published an op-ed on the need for Congress to strengthen oversight of colle…

  • The FUTURE Act Passes in the House

    WASHINGTON (December 10, 2019) — Today, Congress passed the Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for Education (FUTURE) Act. Julie Peller, Exe…