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Jordan Ascher

Jordan Ascher


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Jordan is a member of the state practice area. His work focuses on actions that districts and state education agencies can take to improve resource effectiveness. Recently, he has written reports on policy in Illinois and New York. He has also been a part of deep resource analyses in Boston, New York State, and Charlotte

In college, Jordan studied constitutional law and racial justice. His B.A. thesis evaluated the methodology of case law surrounding capital punishment in 1970s Georgia. Jordan has worked in local government, and on several political campaigns in Massachusetts, his beloved home state. Most recently, Jordan wrote on politics and legal affairs for Ideas Today, Politics Tomorrow, a policy-oriented blog written by young people across the country.

Outside of work, Jordan enjoys history, funk music, sandwiches, and sketch comedy.