Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools

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Harper Collins, Aug 3, 1992 - Education - 272 pages
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National Book Award-winning author Jonathan Kozol presents his shocking account of the American educational system in this stunning New York Times bestseller, which has sold more than 250,000 hardcover copies.

  

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Makes you realize the state of our educational system! - Goodreads
A devastating commentary on the US educational system. - Goodreads
A great writer and a great educator. - Goodreads
A must read for anyone in an educational field. - Goodreads
Heartbreaking, inspiring, and educational. - Goodreads
Educational and informative. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Tara - Goodreads

This review won't be what I meant for it to be, because I can't seem to find my notes on this book. Still, I'd highly recommend it to anyone interested at all in education and the inequalities and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Karen Rossi - Goodreads

This was an excellent and eye opening book. Read full review

Contents

Life on the Mississippi
7
Other Peoples Children
40
The Savage Inequalities of Public Education
83
Children of the City Invincible
133
The Equality of Innocence
175
The Dream Deferred Again in San Antonio
206
Notes
238
Acknowledgments
255
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Jonathan Kozol has been awarded the National Book Award and the Robert F. Kennedy Award. His book Savage Inequalities was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and became a national bestseller.

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