Jonas Persson

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 ... more

Jul 8, 2015 7:21 PM Public School Shakedown 1 Comments

The federal government has spent more than $3.3 billion over the past two decades creating and fueling the charter school industry, according to a new financial analysis and reporters' guide by the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD). more

May 13, 2015 7:03 PM Public School Shakedown 4 Comments

Is the Center for Media and Democracy being targeted by the O'Keefe crowd? more

Sep 11, 2014 3:43 PM Dispatches

-- by Jonas Persson, Center for Media and Democracy When Governor Jerry Brown signs Assembly Bill 1522, California will join a growing number of states where temporary or part-time employees no longer have to face the excruciating dilemma: go ... more

Sep 4, 2014 3:28 PM Dispatches