Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools

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Broadway Paperbacks, 2012 - Education - 318 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."An impassioned book, laced with anger and indignation, about how our public education system scorns so many of our children." "--New York Times Book Review"
  

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

Contents

Other Peoples Children
49
The Savage Inequalities of Public
101
Children of the City Invincible
161
The Equality of Innocence
211
The Dream Deferred Again
249
Appendix
285
Acknowledgments
309
Copyright

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About the author (2012)

Educator and author Jonathan Kozol was born in Boston. He graduated from Harvard University in 1958. Kozol has an concerns with topics such as illiteracy, children trying to learn in bad neighborhoods and homelessness. His books include Death at an Early Age, Illiterate American and Rachel and Her Children: Homeless Families in America.

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