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.

  • 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…

  • Exploring Key Questions: Program-Level Repayment for Higher Education Accountability

    A growing number of advocates and policy experts believe that institutions of higher education should be held accountable for repayment rates based on their sp…

  • The Keys to Quality: Reforming Higher Education Accreditation Policy

    The key to assuring higher education quality in the U.S. is accreditation, the complex system used by the Federal government as a gate-keeping mechanism to ove…

  • 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…

  • Read the New Higher Learning Advocates Policy Framework

    Federal policy needs to catch up with today’s students and shift from a focus of ‘higher education’ to ‘higher learning’—education or training beyond high scho…

  • Higher Learning Advocates

    Higher Learning Advocates is a non-profit advocacy organization working to shift federal policy from higher education to higher learning—education and training…