Education Veteran James F. Manning Joins Penn Hill Group

Washington, D.C. – Penn Hill Group today announced James F. Manning a leader in education management, operations and policy, will join the firm as Senior Advisor. Penn Hill Group principal Vic Klatt said, “Penn Hill Group is thrilled to announce Jim Manning as our new Senior Advisor. Jim is a seasoned expert with extensive federal […]

Penn Hill Group Principal Vic Klatt quoted in Education Week article on Upcoming and Potential Legislative Action in Congress

Penn Hill Group Principal Vic Klatt was quoted in an October 5 Education Week article, “Cutting Deals With Trump: Will It Fly or Flop For Democrats on Education?” Klatt commented on upcoming and potential legislative action in Congress: “There’s a decent chance lawmakers could slip some kind of expanded child-care benefit into the GOP’s bigger […]

Penn Hill Group Principal Vic Klatt quoted in Inside Higher Ed and Education Week articles

Penn Hill Group Principal Vic Klatt was quoted in a June 2o Inside Higher Ed article, “Staffing Woes at the Education Department.” Klatt commented on the hiring of personnel at the U.S. Department of Education (ED), in the context of Claude Pressnell withdrawing his name from consideration for the job of assistant secretary for postsecondary education at ED: “It’s […]

Penn Hill Group Vice President Lindsay Fryer Named a Rising Star of 2017

CQ Roll Call named Penn Hill Group Vice President Lindsay Fryer a Rising Star of 2017. CQ said Fryer is an advocate “who will wield power and influence in Washington.” CQ outlined Fryer’s professional background, including her time student teaching in Boston, to her studies at Harvard University, to her research at the American Institutes […]

Penn Hill Group Senior Advisor Tom Corwin quoted in BuzzFeed article on DeVos

Penn Hill Group Senior Advisor Tom Corwin was quoted in a February 1 BuzzFeed article, “There’s Never Been Such A Difficult Confirmation For An Education Secretary.” Corwin commented on Betsy DeVos’ nomination process: “I don’t remember anything like this,” said Tom Corwin, who worked in the U.S. Department of Education for 25 years. “There have been 10 previous […]

Penn Hill Group Senior Advisor Tom Corwin interviewed in Education Week article on Trump’s Hiring Freeze

Penn Hill Group Senior Advisor Tom Corwin was interviewed for a January 25 Education Week article, “What Does Trump’s Hiring Freeze Mean for the Education Department?” Corwin commented on how the hiring freeze may impact staff and the review of State’s accountability plans at the Department of Education: “Tom Corwin, who spent decades as a top career employee […]

Penn Hill Group Vice President Lindsay Fryer quoted in Education Week article on School Choice

Penn Hill Group Vice President Lindsay Fryer was quoted in a December 30 Education Week article, “Tricky Balance in Shifting From ESSA Blueprint to K-12 Reality.” Fryer commented on President-elect Trump’s opportunities for expanding school choice: “Plenty of opportunities for expanding school choice are already written into the law, said Lindsay Fryer, who worked as an education aide to […]

Penn Hill Group Principal Vic Klatt quoted in Education Week article on How the Trump Administration Could Approach ESSA

Penn Hill Group Principal Vic Klatt was quoted in a November 14 Education Week article, “Predictions on How the Trump Administration Could Handle ESSA Rules.” Klatt commented on how the Trump Administration might approach the Every Student Succeeds Act: “Trump and Company will likely return to a more balanced federal-state partnership, Vic Klatt, a principal at Penn Hill […]

Penn Hill Group’s Tom Corwin interviewed for Politico article on the Transition to the New Administration

Penn Hill Group Senior Advisor Tom Corwin was interviewed for a November 10 Politico article, “Education Department could see brain drain.” Corwin commented on how the transition to the new Administration could impact the Department of Education (ED): “There’s a lot of uncertainty about what ED will look like … There’s a big risk there, that you’ll lose […]

Penn Hill Group’s Vic Klatt Quoted in Two Education Week Articles Last Week

Penn Hill Group Principal Vic Klatt was quoted in two Education Week articles last week. On November 9, in Education Week’s “Trump Might Want to Scrap the Education Department; How Doable Is That?” article, Klatt commented on the possibility of abolishing the Department of Education (ED); “That’s a heavy lift, and there [are] some Republicans that […]