Many of the folks originally in charge of major initiatives, including Race to the Top, NCLB waivers, and School Improvement Grants, have left the building.
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May 30, 2014
Lauren Camera, who just wrapped up a Spencer Fellowship at Columbia University, will be joining the blog, and Education Week, starting on Monday.
April 30, 2014
Michele McNeil is leaving Education Week for a new opportunity at the College Board, but Politics K-12 will live on and thrive.
October 29, 2013
Michael J. Petrilli, vice-president at the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, will take the helm of the Institute, serving as president beginning next August.
October 23, 2013
Mitchell, who is a big champion of reforming schools of education, wouldn't be the first NewSchools talent to come to the department.
June 10, 2013
President Obama today tapped Catherine E. Lhamon, who spent a decade working for the American Civil Liberties Union in California, as chief civil rights enforcer at the Education Department.
November 30, 2012
Justin Hamilton, a spokesman for the U.S. Department of Education, is leaving the agency, the latest in a series of departures from the communications shop.
November 19, 2012
The last day for Peter Cunningham, trusted adviser to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, is Nov. 30.
May 07, 2012
A number of key staffers have left Capitol Hill since October, when the Senate education committee passed an Elementary and Secondary Education Act reauthorization bill that has been collecting legislative dust ever since in Broke Down Congress.
May 03, 2012
The Center on Education Policy has a new home at George Washington University, and a new leader.