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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This book is filled with research, court cases, and quotes from parents, students, and school administrators as well as perceptions from Kozol himself. I'm curious to know what (if anything) has ... Read full review

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Prophetic and engaging, Kozol's explanation of inequality within America's public school systems was an enlightening read (prophetic in that in 1992, he clearly outlined issues that would continue ... 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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