Job Opportunity: Penn Hill Group Seeks Staff Assistant

Update: We are no longer accepting applications for this position. Penn Hill Group seeks a Staff Assistant who has strong writing and communications skills, can conduct basic research, can manage office operations, including general office duties, can handle multiple projects and is detail-oriented. The ideal candidate has a strong interest in education policy and thrives […]

Penn Hill Group’s Washington Wrap-Up: September 12

Here’s a quick look at the news from last week (September 5-9) in Washington. ADMINISTRATION The President announced his jobs package last night, which contains several components that deal with education and training issues, including funding for school construction for elementary and secondary schools and community colleges, support for state and local governments (including teacher […]

Penn Hill Group’s Washington Wrap-Up: August 22

Here’s a quick look at the news from last week (August 15-19) in Washington. House Chairman Kline sent Secretary Duncan an oversight letter on the Race to the Top assessment consortium and their specific work on curriculum and instructional materials. The letter raises questions about whether the Department is violating prohibitions on Dept. influence over curriculum. The […]

Penn Hill Group VP Weighs in on Debt-Ceiling Debate

Penn Hill Group Vice President Rich Stombres recently wrote an article for American Libraries Magazine entitled, “A Librarians’ Primer on the Debt-Ceiling Debate.” The article recaps the debt ceiling debate and the Budget Control Act of 2011, explains the new “super committee” charged with finding ways to further reduce the national debt, and explains how […]