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Failing Grades: The Federal Politics of Education Standards Hardcover – 31 Aug 2005


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Kevin R. Kosar, Ph.D., is a researcher and writer in Washington, DC.

His first book was Failing Grades: The Federal Politics of Education Standards (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2005). Kosar's writings have appeared in Presidential Studies Quarterly, Public Administration Review, The Weekly Standard magazine, and elsewhere.

Kosar's second book is Whiskey: A Global History (London: Reaktion, October 2010). Kosar also is the founder and editor of AlcoholReviews.com, a review of beers, spirits, and wines that has been online since 1998.

For Kosar's full biography and list of publications, please surf to http://www.kevinrkosar.com.

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"In this timely and comprehensive assessment, Kosar cogently argues for a more activist federal role in education." - Kenneth K. Wong, Vanderbilt University; "Well-written, accessible...and likely to be controversial." - Kathryn A. McDermott, University of Massachusetts"

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"Failing Grades" Gets An "A"! 19 Oct. 2005
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Kosar offers an insightful look into the evolving political face of eduction in America. Well researched and well written, "Failing Grades" offers a look at the issues far beyond anything you'll ever see on the evening news. This book is a "must read" for educators and parents alike.
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