After two years heading Edison’s DC outpost, Doug Mesecar is headed back to the USDE for more punishment. Previously, he was Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy. He’s going to be Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Office of Policy, Planning and Evaluation to work for recent nominee Bill Evers. (Eduwonk on Evers here: It’s Official, It’s Evers.)
In other Edison news, current deputy New York City schools chancellor and former Edison president Chris Serf is coming under fire in the Times: Schools Official Deflects Query About Stocks NYT
Meanwhile, the FritzWire reports that Bob Stonehill who managed 21st Century Communities Schools will be retiring from the Department next month and is heading to Learning Points. Fritz calls him “Another difficult person to replace given his experience and historical knowledge.”
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