The College Affordability Coalition’s Principles for Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act

July 25, 2019

As Congress plans to reauthorize the Higher Education Act (HEA), a new coalition has formed to advocate for needed federal investments and protections in order to promote more equitable outcomes within our higher education system. The College Affordability Coalition, a group of 25 organizations representing the voices of students and families, consumers, institutions, and civil...


Coalition Letter to 116th Congress on the Higher Education Act Reauthorization

January 8, 2019

49 organizations working on behalf of students, consumers, veterans, service members, faculty and staff, civil rights and college access, write to urge Members of Congress to work toward a Higher Education Act (HEA) reauthorization that both offers opportunity for students, including low-income students and students of color, and increases accountability to protect students,...


Coalition Letter Urging Senators to Reject Cuts to Pell Grants

September 5, 2017

Over 75 organizations representing students, veterans, colleges, consumers, financial aid administrators, college access providers, scholarship providers, education advocates, civil rights advocates, and the business community have written a letter urging Senate appropriators to reject any further cuts to Pell Grants when they mark up their Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) Labor, Health,...


Coalition Letter Urging House Appropriations Committee to Protect Pell Grant Funding

July 18, 2017

Over forty organizations representing students, consumers, colleges, workers and more urged House appropriators to oppose the $3.3 billion rescission from Pell Grants included in the FY 2018 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education appropriations bill, and instead work toward a funding agreement that protects Pell, provides sequester relief with parity between defense...