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.

  • 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…

  • 101: Equity Gaps in Higher Education

    What is an Educational Equity Gap?An educational equity gap is where there is a significant and persistent disparity in educational attainment between differen…

  • 101: FAFSA

    What is the FAFSA?The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is a federal application that will determine a student’s eligibility for federal grants,…

  • Policy Toolkit: Today’s Students

    As members of the 116th Congress continue to discuss the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act (HEA) and other key issues, policymakers should keep today…

  • Recommendations to Support Students of Color

    Today, Higher Learning Advocates submitted proposals in response to a request from Senator Doug Jones (D-AL), Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA), Senator Elizabeth W…

  • 101: Negotiated Rulemaking

    A Quirk of Federal Higher Education Policy: Negotiated RulemakingThe Higher Education Act (HEA) requires the U.S. Department of Education (ED) to use a process…