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A new book by Mark Friedman
Trying Hard is Not Good Enough: Mark Friedman
Available from Trafford Press
Fiscal Policy Studies Institute
7 Avenida Vista Grande #140
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87508

About the Author
After teaching high school math for one year, Mark Friedman served for 19 years in the Maryland Department of Human Resources, including six years as the department's Chief Financial Officer.
In 1991 he joined the Center for the Study of Social Policy in Washington, D.C. where his work focused on helping state and local governments finance innovative child and family services.
In 1996, he founded the Fiscal Policy Studies Institute (FPSI) in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Since 1996, he has provided training at the federal, state, county, city, school district and community levels. His work has involved nearly every kind of government and non-profit organization from social services, health and education to transportation, environment and many more. His widely acclaimed methods have been used in over 40 states and seven countries outside the United States.
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