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Anne Hyslop

Director of Policy Development, All4Ed

Anne Hyslop joined All4Ed in July 2018 and leads the organization’s policy research, analysis, and evaluation efforts.

For more than a decade, Ms. Hyslop has focused on creating effective, equity-oriented policies that will ensure all students graduate high school college- and career-ready, with expertise in standards, assessments, accountability, and school improvement. Through her experience at the state and federal levels, she has worked to drive change through policy analysis and research, writing, strategic consulting, and technical assistance.

From 2014–2016, Ms. Hyslop was a senior policy advisor in the Office of Planning, Evaluation, and Policy Development at the U.S. Department of Education. In this role, she helped develop and implement the Obama administration’s K–12 policy priorities, supported the drafting of the Every Student Succeeds Act, and led efforts to write regulations and guidance for school accountability and innovative assessments. Through her past work for Chiefs for Change, Bellwether, New America, and Education Sector, she provided technical assistance to state policymakers, advised clients, conducted research, and wrote extensively on school accountability systems, high school exit exams, Common Core implementation, and college and career readiness. Her work and commentary have been featured in The Washington Post, U.S. News & World Report, Slate, Education Week, The 74, and Politico.

Ms. Hyslop began her career working in state government, developing early childhood policy for the governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia and the Virginia Early Childhood Foundation and managing Virginia’s quality rating and improvement system and other efforts to promote school readiness and access to high-quality preschool. She holds a bachelor’s degree in government from the College of William and Mary and a master’s degree in public policy from Georgetown University and resides in Richmond, Virginia.

Articles by Anne

January 24, 2023

Publication | Every Student Succeeds Act, Federal Education Budget, Funding Equity

Understanding and Improving Title I of ESEA

The research is clear: funding matters. All4Ed explains Title I and exploreshow funds can be better targeted to districts with the highest concentrations of students living in poverty.
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January 24, 2023

Publication | Every Student Succeeds Act, Federal Education Budget, Funding Equity

Title I of ESEA: Considerations and Recommendations

All4Ed offers several measures that, when combined, could further the impact of Title I and help the program better meet its purpose to support children from low-income families.
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January 23, 2023

Publication | Every Student Succeeds Act, Federal Education Budget, Funding Equity

Los Fundamentos del Título I

Una descripción general del programa federal Título I de la Ley de Educación Primaria y Secundaria (ESEA) que describe cómo funciona el programa y quién se beneficia.
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January 23, 2023

Publication | Every Student Succeeds Act, Federal Education Budget, Funding Equity

Title I: At A Glance

A brief overview of the federal Title I program of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) that outlines how the program works and who benefits.
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May 25, 2022

Federal Flash | COVID Response & Recovery, Digital Divide, Federal Communications Commission, Federal Education Budget, Higher Education, US Department of Education

Let’s Connect: Expanded Internet Access, Biden’s Budget, and Student Loan Forgiveness

President Biden announced a new program to help millions of families afford high-speed internet and released his budget for FY2023. Meanwhile, the White House continues to debate student loan debt cancellation
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March 4, 2022

Federal Flash | COVID Response & Recovery, Digital Divide, Educator Policy

Biden Delivers: The State of the Union and A Campaign Promise

President Biden’s first State of the Union address makes many links to issues facing American families, and their children, including early childhood education, student …
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