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.

  • Ensuring Equity: Policy Recommendations to Increase the Diversity of Selective Public Institutions of Higher Education

    Not all institutions of higher education are equal—in their funding, resources, or student outcomes. Selective public institutions, typically defined as those …

  • Factsheet: Equity Gaps in Higher Education

    There is a significant and persistent disparity in educational attainment between different groups of students. Equity gaps between students of different races…

  • What Works for Today’s Students: Increasing Diversity at Selective Institutions

    Low-income, Black, and Latinx students are underrepresented at selective colleges and universities. Only 34 percent of low-income students with high standardiz…

  • Policy Brief: Expand the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit to Include Student Caregivers

    Access to affordable child care is crucial for families: In 2010, fewer than one-third of children had a full-time stay at home parent, and the majority of chi…

  • Champion Check-In: Aaron Thompson, President, Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education

    Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education President Aaron Thompson shares what he learned from students through a listening tour across Kentucky, how his own…

  • 101: Public Awareness: Racial Disparities in Higher Education

    Public AwarenessA national survey conducted by Higher Learning Advocates suggests that the public lacks awareness of achievement gaps in postsecondary educatio…