Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools

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Harper Collins, Aug 3, 1992 - Education - 272 pages

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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User Review  - larryerick - LibraryThing

Simply put, this book is a report on how minorities in America are compelled to live in segregated schools with a fraction of the support that affluent white schools receive. The author is a good ... Read full review

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User Review  - Nazgullie - LibraryThing

This book is excellent. Kozol writes honestly and passionately about the inequalities in the public school system in our country. I'll go a bit further than simply giving this book a high ... 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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