Posted by Jonas Persson on November 18, 2014

Calling for a “reboot” of public education in Minnesota, hundreds of thousands of dollars flowed into the Minneapolis school board elections this November to try ousting an incumbent and to usher in the ALEC education agenda.

Jonas Persson

Jonas Persson is a CMD research intern who is working on his Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin.

Posted by PR Watch Admin on October 28, 2014

With this report the CMD puts a spotlight on some of the power players behind Corbett's dramatic moves to reshape state education policy for the benefit of corporate interests.

Posted by PR Watch Admin on October 28, 2014

Educators and parents are slamming TIME magazine editors for their November 3rd issue cover, which they say levies "malicious" and "false" attacks against the nation's public school teachers.

Posted by Ruth Conniff on August 20, 2014

There’s been a flood of local news stories in recent months about FBI raids on charter schools all over the country.

Posted by Ruth Conniff on August 06, 2014

The Republican candidate for governor in Illinois is a billionaire who hid his assets in the Cayman Islands to avoid paying taxes and brags that he is part of the "0.01 percent."

Posted by Ruth Conniff on May 15, 2014

On May 17, 1954, the Supreme Court struck down the “separate but equal” doctrine, fundamentally changing the life of our nation.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on April 29, 2014

You've probably heard of the billionaire Koch Brothers by now, and their sinister push to distort our democracy. But you may not have heard of Rex Sinquefield.

Brendan Fischer

Brendan Fischer is CMD's General Counsel. He graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin Law School.

Posted by PR Watch Admin on April 29, 2014

The Center for Media and Democracy and Progress Missouri today released a new report, "Reporters Guide to Rex Sinquefield and the Show-Me Institute," that will be an eye opener for Missouri residents and national press.

Posted by Mary Bottari on October 02, 2013

Outsourcing America Exposed badgeThe data is in and K12 Inc.'s brand of full-time public "cyber school" is garbage. Not surprising for an educational model kicked off with a $10 million investment from junk-bond king Michael Milken.

Mary Bottari

Mary Bottari, CMD's Deputy Director, is an experienced policy wonk and consumer advocate who has served as a senior analyst on trade.

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