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…

  • What Works for Today’s Students—Microgrants

    Currently, only about half of students who enroll in college graduate within eight years of beginning their studies. Microgrants can help to increase this numb…

  • Outcomes-Based Accountability: Holding Institutions Accountable for Successful Student Loan Repayment

    Today’s students’ loan debt totals over $1.5 trillion, and more than 1 million students default on loans each year. With this astronomical amount of student lo…

  • Higher Education Act (HEA) Recommendations

    Higher Learning Advocates is working to shift federal policy from higher education to higher learning—education and training beyond high school that leads to a…

  • 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…

  • 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…