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Jami Lund is the Freedom Foundation's Senior Education Reform Fellow. From 2004 to 2011, he developed legislative policy as a research analyst for the Washington House Republican Caucus. Prior to that he worked for the Freedom Foundation as the Project Manager for the Teachers Paycheck Protection project, shepherding the development of the Foundation’s landmark U.S. Supreme Court case to protect teacher rights. Jami is an accomplished speaker and researcher, one of Washington state’s top scholars on education policy and finance.
WEA Endorses Parent Choice and Other Strangeness
5 Facts about Education Funding
Parents Needed for Dept. of Early Learning Brainstorming
How Much is WEA Union Dues?
The Union Rainbow at the Legislature
Union Kills Accountability
Monopoly Tinkering or School Choice?
Unions Seek Service Cut for Raises
SB 5246 Exposes How Union Power Hurts Neediest Students
Good Practice: Issaquah School District
Bad Contract: Mukilteo School District
Levy for Pay Increases
School Board Elections: The Results Are In
What Can a School Board Do?
25,000 Teachers Paid More Than the National Teacher of the Year
Video: Expanding School Choice in Washington
Top Education Options for Washington Families
Six Ways to Find Out How Good Your Local School Is
What to Ask School Board Candidates
On Education, Friedman Had It Right
Federal Education Funding Bill Passed
Union Hopes to Squash Independence
School Districts that Can't Pay the Bills?
Advice to Graduates: Live Your Life on Purpose
Education Funding 2011-2012
Kent Schools Shortening School Days
Must School Levies Pad Wages?
Run for School Board;Change the future
Shortened School Year
Bad Contract: Battle Ground School District
What Education Costs You
No Legislative Change on School Days
Education Budgets Compared
Indiana Supreme Court: Private Education Vouchers Constitutional
Open Letter to Senator Rolfes
Return on Education Investment
Spring Cleaning for the Education Monopoly
Teacher Strike Organizer on a School Board?
Should Student Learning Matter in Teacher Evaluations?
A Tiny Legislative Drama
Regulating Education Options?
Video: No More Stealing from Students
Cannibalize Community Colleges for Wages?
Education Reforms Elsewhere
National School Choice Week
Can Someone Get a Union Dues Refund?
Ideal School Choice Laws for Washington in 2013
The Legislative Cutoff Calendar
Top Five Education Facts
Governor's Budget: Taxes for Education
Your Ideal Education System
Customized Workplace Representation
$4 Billion More for Basic Education?
Study Shows "Staffing Surge" in WA Public Schools
Questions and Answers About Public Charter School Options for Families
Education Funding 10-11
Movie Review: Won't Back Down
Unions Dumping Money to Oppose Parent Options
Sultan School Employees Contract: Bad News
Attend Your Local School Board Meeting
Superintendent of Public Instruction Candidates
Are Adults Cheating Students Out of School Days in Your District?
Performance Audit of Public Schools
Why Charter School Options Are Important
What Charter School Opponents Will Say and Why It Is Wrong
Charter School Initiative Filed
Background on opting out of a union
Marysville Matchup: Music for Students vs. Adult Compensation
Community Colleges Staying Nimble for Another Year
New Poll Shows Washington Voters Support School Choice
A Platform for Basic Education
Cajoling Career Pathways
What's the Fuss Over School Health Benefits?
Local Only Union
Taxes for Educational Expenses
Policy Highlighter: Court Strikes Down Adult-Focused Education Funding System
Priorities of Government: Fund Education First
A Year to Prune Government?
Government by Whom?
Camel Nose: New Employee Benefit-Lifelong Learning Accounts
What the Supreme Court's Ruling on Basic Education Funding Means
Questions Unfair to School Board Candidates?
Camel Noses and the Deficit of 2024
New Facts Released on Higher Ed in Washington
Shorten the School Year?
Education Priorities--Cut Services or Cut Costs?
Gubernatorial Candidates on Education
Governor's Proposed Budget:Cut Education Services or Cut Costs?
School Board Conflict of Interest?
Who is Running for School Board?
Teacher Strike: Interests of Adults vs. Interests of Children
OTHER WRITINGS AND COMMENTARY
Open Collective Bargaining, Olympian, February 20, 2014
Mukilteo schools levy is for employee raises, Mukilteo Beacon, February 05, 2014
Priorities in Puyallup School Board Race
Priorities in Everett School Board Race, The Herald, September 28, 2013
Open Union Bargaining Meetings to the Public, Seattle Times, September 10, 2013
Keep School Boards Accountable for Worker Pay, Mason County Journal, September 5, 2013
Hold School Boards Responsible for Choices, Tri-City Herald, August 9, 2013
Shortened school calendar suggests that teacher compensation is more important than student learning, EAGNews.org, June 24, 2013
Contested Centralia School Board Election is Good News, The Chronicle, June 18, 2013
Must the Kent School Board Disrupt the Student Schedule? Kent Reporter, June 12, 2013
Shortened School Days Draw Ire of Education Activist, The Chronicle, June 11, 2013
School Boards Deciding Levy Spending, Kitsap Sun, June 9, 2013
Washington State Considers School Choice, School Reform News, June 4, 2013
Budget woes drive rise in partial school days, KING 5 News, May 13, 2013
A closer look at how the BGSD conducts its business, The Reflector, April 3, 2013
Competition would boost education, Columbian, February 3, 2013
Discussing Governor Gregoire's 'Legacy', KING 5 News, January 15, 2013
Superintendent Dorn has been wrong a lot lately, Bellingham Herald, January 11, 2013
Superintendent Dorn has been wrong a lot lately, News Tribune, January 11, 2013
Peninsula Teacher in Bullying Incedent may not teach again, KIRO TV, August 30, 2012
Shorter School year shortchanges students, Seattle Times, August 23, 2012
Appetite for Schooling Options Growing, Issaquah Reporter July 2, 2012
People who want a change in their local school need only get involved, Sequim Gazette, April 18, 2012