Resources

We are working to shift the conversation and support a policy environment that enables a system of higher learning focused on quality, outcomes and today’s students.

  • Distance Education Backgrounder

    Even before the COVID-19 pandemic made distance education the new normal, it was steadily becoming more common. Today’s students—many of whom work while in col…

  • Joint Letter from HLA, TICAS, and CLASP on the FAFSA Simplification Act

    Higher Learning Advocates sent a joint letter with the Institute for College Access and Success (TICAS) and the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) encour…

  • Outcomes-Based Accountability: Holding Institutions Accountable for Successful Student Loan Repayment

    Today’s students’ loan debt totals over $1.5 trillion, and more than 1 million students default on loans each year. With this astronomical amount of student lo…

  • 101: Federal Accountability in Higher Education

    The 101: Federal Accountability in Higher Education explains significant accountability measurement requirements that institutions of higher education must mee…

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

    A growing number of advocates and policy experts believe that institutions of higher education should be held accountable for repayment rates based on their sp…

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

    For Immediate Release: September 13, 2018WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 13, 2018) — Today, Higher Learning Advocates submitted comments in response the U.S. Depar…