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Mark Paige J.D., Ph.D. University of Wisconsin Madison (2011)
Assistant Professor
Specializes in Law and Education, Public Finance and Collective Bargaining.





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Research Interests

Mark Paige researches legal issues in education and their educational policy dimensions. In particular, he focuses on the law relates to teacher evaluation, collective bargaining, public school finance, as well as special education law.

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Summer 2014

ELP 561                                Law & Education                                  
ELP 683 Educational Reform, Accountability and Achievement Gap

 Spring 2014

ELP 555 Design and Evaluation of Educational Systems
ELP 654 Research Methods IV: Program Evaluation

Fall 2013

ELP 563 Public Finance
POL 542 Law & Education

Summer 2013

ELP 561 Law and Education
ELP 683 Educational Reform, Accountability and the Achievement Gap

Spring 2013

ELP 555 Design and Evaluation of Educational Systems

Fall 2012

ELP 563 Public Finance and Education

Summer 2012

ELP 561/POL 542 Law in Education

Spring 2012

POL 561 Public Finance in Education

 Fall 2011

POL 542 Law in Education

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  • Paige, Mark A. (2011) Book Review: “Freedom of Choice: Vouchers in American Education.” Teachers College Record, Date Published: March 08, 2012
  • Paige, Mark A. (2011). Commentary: Teacher Evaluation Reform: Finding the Forest Through the Trees. Teachers College Record, Date Published: November 04, 2011
  • Paige, Mark A. (2011) “Book Review: Courts & Kids.” American Journal of Education, 117(4), pp. 603-606.
  • DeMitchell, Todd F. & Paige, Mark A. (2010). “School Uniform: Symbols or Substance? A Law and Policy Analysis.” Education Law Reporter, 250(3), pp. 846-1169.
  • Paige, Mark A. (2009). Commentary: “The Case for School Law in Teacher Preparation Programs.Teachers College Record (October 26, 2009)


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  • Education Law Association, 2010-present
  • Association for Education Finance & Policy, 2011-present
  • Massachusetts State Bar, 2007-present
  • New Hampshire State Bar, 2007-present
  • Institute for Educational Equity and Opportunity, Washington DC
  • Department of Educational Leadership Accreditation Committee
  • UMASS Dartmouth Curriculum Committee


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