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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In 1988, Kozol, author of Death at an Early Age ( LJ 7/67) and the more recent Rachel and Her Children ( LJ 3/15/88), visited schools in over 30 neighborhoods, including East St. Louis, Harlem, the ... Read full review

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Not-so-shocking chapter on Englewood. Almost 25 years since the publication of this book, the problems exalted by Kozol continues still persist in Chicago and perhaps elsewhere.

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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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