Jonas Persson

Jonas Persson is a writer for the Center for Media & Democracy focused on education policy.

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Friday, July 10, 2015
Nearly 2,500 Bridges to Nowhere: Congress Considers Expanding Charter Program Despite Millions Wasted on Closed Schools
As both the House and the Senate consider separate bills that would reauthorize and expand the quarter-billion-dollar-a-year Charter Schools Program (CSP), the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) has examined more than a decade of data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) as...
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Friday, February 06, 2015
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Tripped Up by Truth
MADISON, Wisconsin – This week, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker got tripped up by the truth. First Walker announced he was going to slash $300 million from the University of Wisconsin budget, devastating cuts that will fall hardest on students; then he said he wanted to make the university system...
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