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.

  • Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Backgrounder

    Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) is a federal provision that requires institutions to establish criteria a student must meet in order to remain eligible fo…

  • Today’s Students Returning Adults Factsheet

    Adult students make up a growing share of today’s students, including adults returning to school, who are likely to be in their late 20s or 30s. View the facts…

  • Policy Toolkit 3.0

    Today’s students are more diverse than any previous generation of college students: they’re diverse in age, race, and income level. They’re more mobile and may…

  • SAP Reset Infographic

    In order to access federal financial aid to pay for higher education, students must meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) requirements, which require credi…

  • The Playbook for Today’s Students

    Higher learning is the ticket to economic opportunity for Americans, as well as to rebuilding our country's economy. But we are failing too many of today's stu…

  • FAQ: Distance Education Accreditation and COVID-19 Waivers

    Today’s students—37 percent of whom are over the age of 25, a quarter of whom are parents, and 60 percent who work—have been increasingly juggling school with …