Who are Today’s Students?

They are lifelong learners seeking upward mobility through continuing education.

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Adult Learners


of today’s students are older than 25.
Independent Students


of students are financially independent.
Student Parents


of students are raising children while studying.
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TSC is a diverse group of the nation’s leading policy and advocacy member organizations, affiliates, and student advocates from across the U.S.


TSC History

From a nine-member coalition operating under Higher Learning Advocates to an extensive national network leading postsecondary policy change.

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June 2024
May 2019
Dec 2016
HLA transitions work to operate under the banner of TSC
Today’s Students Coalition forms under HLA
Higher Learning Advocates (HLA) founded


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