Recognizing the Changing Face of Postsecondary Students

In recent years, historically underrepresented students have become a larger segment in higher education. HEA reauthorization is an opportunity to increase educational attainment levels; address durable disparities in achievement; and ensure the federal government, states, and institutions transform their policies and practices to respond to changing demographic. 

This fact sheet, by Rosa Garcia, states why the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act (HEA) must address the needs of students of color.