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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

February 21, 2019

Publication | College and Career Pathways, Higher Education

Building a Fast Track to College

How accelerated "Fast Track" pathways in high school could provide early access to full-time, college-level courses and generate savings for families and states
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December 14, 2018

Publication | Accountability and Support, Every Student Succeeds Act

Too Many States Minimize Student Subgroup Performance in Accountability Systems

All4Ed's 50-state fact sheet showing how states include student subgroups in school ratings and identify schools for targeted support under ESSA.
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June 21, 2017

Publication | Accountability and Support, Every Student Succeeds Act

ESSA in the States: How Good is Your State’s Education Plan?

All4Ed's ESSA Equity Dashboards use a red-yellow-green light–system to rate each state's ESSA plan on several indicators, including long-term goals, accountability indicators, and school ratings.
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