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    Students to Keep Pressing Congress for Higher Education Update

    Jul 25, 2019 |

    Ten student advocacy groups are teaming up to push for a reauthorization of the main federal higher education law,…

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    Meet Some of Today's StudentsWho are today’s students, where do they go to school, and how can policymakers better…

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    Supporting Military Veteran Students

    Sep 12, 2018 |

    The Post-9/11 GI Bill of 2008 has increased postsecondary education participation rates of military service members and veterans.1 Such…

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    Student Success Center Toolkit

    Sep 12, 2018 |

    The Student Success Center Toolkit is a compilation of materials to assist Student Success Center executive directors as they…

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    Putting Pell Grants to work for working students

    Sep 12, 2018 |

    Federal higher education policy has historically been designed to expand access to traditional two-and four-year academic degree programs, with…

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    Powerful Partners: Businesses and Community Colleges

    Sep 12, 2018 |

    In today’s economy, the demand for skilled workers is greater than ever before—with approximately 80 percent of jobs requiring…

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    National Veteran Education Success Tracker

    Sep 12, 2018 |

    AMERICA has helped service members transition from military to civilian life through the transformative powerof education since World War…

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    Hidden in Plain Sight: Understanding Part-Time College Students in America

    Sep 12, 2018 |

    Too often, it is assumed that the average college student is the 19-year-old living in a dorm and studying…

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    Adult Training and Education

    Sep 12, 2018 |

    This report presents data on adults’ training and education in the United States as of 2016. The report focuses…

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    State Innovations for Near-Completers

    Sep 12, 2018 |

    As of 2011, 31 million adults in the United States had some college credit but had not earned a…

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    Identifying Predictors of Credential Completion Among Beginning Community College Students

    Sep 12, 2018 |

    This research brief is the second in a series of four, exploring outcomes for recent high school graduates who…

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    Single Mothers in College

    Sep 12, 2018 |

    Single student mothers are growing in both absolute numbers and as a share of the college population. Theyoften face…

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    Beyond Financial Aid

    Sep 12, 2018 |

    The key to individual and societal success is today what it has always been: education. But the high school…

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    Fast Facts on Adult Learners

    Sep 12, 2018 |

    85% of Americans enrolled in postsecondary institutions are "non-traditional" learners. More than 1/4 of US college students are taking…

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    Strengthening America’s Economy By Expanding Educational Opportunities for Working Adults

    Sep 12, 2018 |

    America’s middle class has lost a lot of its strength in recent decades due to a rapidly changing economy.…

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    101: Today’s Students

    Sep 12, 2018 |

    Today's students are different than the students that federal policy is designed to serve. They are working adults, parents,…

  • John Englehart

    Maryland

    University of Maryland University College student John Englehart discusses his experiences as an adult learner and student parent.

    Contributed by: Higher Learning Advocates (HLA)

  • Aya Waller-Bey – LEDA Scholar

    Michigan

    Georgetown University graduate and LEDA Scholar Aya Waller-Bey discusses her experience as a first-generation student and navigating the federal…

    Contributed by: Higher Learning Advocates (HLA)

  • Marissa Reyes – LEDA Scholar

    New York

    We Need to Make Mental Health a Priority in CollegeI stared at my unfamiliar boney frame as I choked…

    Contributed by: Higher Learning Advocates (HLA)