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
This was incredibly depressing and hard to read. - Goodreads
A great writer and a great educator. - Goodreads
Hard to read, but an important reminder... - Goodreads
A must read for anyone in an educational field. - Goodreads
A devastating commentary on the US educational system. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Monte Guess - Goodreads

I really enjoyed this book partially because I took sociology this year. The recognition of poverty was something that is a real issue in our society today. Kozol breaks down how poverty in education ... Read full review

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User Review  - Susan Bazzett-griffith - Goodreads

Although dated, still an accurate portrayal of the educational disparity between the poor and the rich in America, emphasizing that there is still much segregation in our country's schools, and that ... Read full review

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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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