Perspectives on the Shifting Demographics of Higher Education
Posted by Higher Learning Advocates on November 13, 2018
Survey Reveals Gap Between Public and Policymakers When it Comes to Understanding Today’s College Students
Higher Learning Advocates research tests understanding of today’s college students; finding that while the pop culture archetype still holds sway with many in the general public, policymakers are attuned to demographic shifts
Last month, Higher Learning Advocates, a bipartisan organization working to shift federal higher education policy to better support today’s students, released the results of an analysis that compares perceptions of today’s college students among beltway “insiders,” with those of the general public. The organization released the data during a student roundtable in Washington, D.C., hosted by Higher Learning Advocates founder and Executive Director Julie Peller and former House Education and Workforce Committee Chairman George Miller (D-CA), who worked together on the last reauthorization of the Higher Education Act in 2008.
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