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.

  • 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…

  • Media Analysis: Today’s Students

    In partnership with the Education Writers Association and Whiteboard Advisors, Higher Learning Advocates conducted an analysis of media coverage of Today's Stu…

  • Fact Sheet on Student Caregivers

    Research on student parents and their unique challenges commissioned by Higher Learning Advocates.Nearly a quarter of today’s students are parents, and they ha…

  • What Works for Today’s Students—Satisfactory Academic Progress Reset

    Over the past 20 years, 36 million students have enrolled in higher education but have not finished a degree. Although today’s students are completing college …

  • Higher Learning Advocates Submits FY21 Priorities to House LHHS Committee

    WASHINGTON (March 23, 2020) — Today, Higher Learning Advocates submitted testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives Labor, Health and Human Services, E…