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.

  • Stackable Credentials Backgrounder

    Today’s students are more diverse than previous generations—they are more likely to be workers, parents, and returning adults—and do not always follow a single…

  • Backgrounder: Evolving Models of Postsecondary Learning

    Today’s students—who are more likely to be workers, parents, returning adults, veterans, and more—may have postsecondary education experiences and pathways tha…

  • 101: Career and Technical Education

    What is Career Technical Education?Career Technical Education (CTE) prepares learners for college and careers by providing academic and technical skills needed…

  • Issue Brief: Multiple Pathways & Quality Assurance

    The world of credentials is much broader than a 2- or 4- year degree. One in four Americans has a non-degree credential or certificate. We invest around $150 b…

  • 101: Competency-Based Education

    More and more of today’s students are adults, parents and older students who are learning outside the traditional academic calendar and often bring substantial…

  • Defining High-Quality Higher Learning

    With a growing public focus on the value of higher education and new providers serving today's students, Higher Learning Advocates releases new principles outl…