Mark Osmond

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    Mark Osmond is a student at the University of Michigan Law School, where he is an associate editor of the Journal of Law Reform. During the summer of 2011, he worked on issues relating to labor and education law for a large school district. His writing has appeared in Americas Quarterly and the Detroit Free Press. After transferring from Mott Community College in Flint, Michigan, he graduated with High Distinction from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor with a B.A. in philosophy. Mr. Osmond also earned a master's degree in economics and public policy from Columbia University.


Blog Posts/Multimedia

The Ballot Box: A Tool for Education Reform?

Stand for Children made a prudent choice by taking to the ballot box a proposal which ties hiring, firing, and transfer decisions to teacher effectiveness.


Taking Failing Schools to Court

The California court’s ruling in Reed v. State of California is a reminder that collective-bargaining agreements cannot trump the constitutional rights of children.

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