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Ronald Reagan and Education Policy

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Ronald Reagan entered the presidency promising to return K-12 education policy back to states and localities. Ironically, Reagan ended up both expanding and legitimizing the federal role in America's schools.

How did this happen?

Kevin R. Kosar answers this riddle and provides a concise introduction to Ronald Reagan's surprising education record.

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Overview

Ronald Reagan entered the presidency promising to return K-12 education policy back to states and localities. Ironically, Reagan ended up both expanding and legitimizing the federal role in America's schools.

How did this happen?

Kevin R. Kosar answers this riddle and provides a concise introduction to Ronald Reagan's surprising education record.

This short book has 42 pages with 7,600 words, 6 figures, 57 end notes, and a list of suggested resources for further study.

Kevin R. Kosar received his Ph.D. in politics from New York University. He is the author of the book Failing Grades: The Federal Politics of Education (2005) and the creator of the Federal Education Policy History website.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780615584850
  • Publisher: Studies In Governance and Politics
  • Publication date: 4/28/2011
  • Pages: 48
  • Sales rank: 1,009,538
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Kevin R. Kosar is the author of Failing Grades: The Federal Politics of Education Standards, and the editor of Bridging the Gap: Higher Education and Career-Centered Welfare Reform. He created the Federal Education Policy History website, a free, nonpartisan educational resource.

Kosar has served as a peer-reviewer for the U.S. Department of Education’s Teaching American History Grant Program and Presidential Academies for American History and Civics programs.

His writings have appeared in scholarly and professional journals, such as Presidential Studies Quarterly, Public Administration Review, and Teachers College Record; and in popular media, including The Weekly Standard magazine, the Chicago Sun-Times, New York Press, and Philadelphia Inquirer newspapers, and online publications, such as History News Network.
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    An easy and authoritative ebook

    Lots of information. This guy knows what he is talking about.

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