Anne Hyslop
Senior Policy Advisor


  • Accountability
  • Data and statistics
  • ESEA
  • No Child Left Behind

As a senior policy advisor in the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Planning, Evaluations, and Policy Development, Anne Hyslop works to develop and implement the Department’s K-12 policy priorities, especially related to standards, assessments and accountability. Previously with Bellwether Education Partners, New America, and Education Sector, Hyslop has written reports on state transitions to NCLB waivers, high school exit exams, accountability for personalized learning, Common Core implementation, and data and accountability systems for college and career readiness. Hyslop began her career in state government, developing early childhood policy for the governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia and the Virginia Early Childhood Foundation. In these roles, she helped design and manage Virginia’s quality rating and improvement system and 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.