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Published by Broadway Paperbacks in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Segregation in education,
  • Education,
  • Children of minorities,
  • Children with social disabilities,
  • Urban Education

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJonathan Kozol
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLC4091 .K69 2012
The Physical Object
Pagination318 p. ;
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25405924M
ISBN 109780770435684, 9780770436667
LC Control Number2012372263

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I picked this book up while researching for my book, since my protagonist grew up in the Bronx housing projects. But Savage Inequalities ended up meaning so much more, and led to a big Jonathan Kozol reading spree. Racial inequality, our apathy for the poor, all such concepts that seemed distant, became urgent and real for me/5. Full text of " SAVAGE INEQUALITIES - ENG - JONATHAN KOZOL " See other formats. SAVAGE INEQUALITIES CHILDREN IN AMERICA'S SCHOOLS JONATHAN KOZOL I look into the faces of these children. At this moment they seem full of hope and innocence and expectation. The little girls have tiny voices and they squirm about on little chairs and lean forward.   Savage Inequalities: Children in America’s Schools is a book written by Jonathan Kozol that examines the American educational system and the inequalities that exist between poor inner-city schools and more affluent suburban schools. Kozol believes that children from poor families are cheated out of a future due to the vastly underequipped, understaffed, and underfunded schools that exist in Author: Ashley Crossman. “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 “I was unprepared for the horror and shame I felt Savage Inequalities is a savage indictment Everyone should read this important book.” –Robert Wilson, USA Today/5().

Praise for Savage Inequalities “I was unprepared for the horror and shame I felt Savage Inequalities is a savage indictment Everyone should read this important book.”—Robert Wilson, USA Today “Kozol has written a book that must be read by anyone interested in education.”—Elizabeth Duff, Philadelphia Inquirer. About Savage Inequalities. NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “An impassioned book, laced with anger and indignation, about how our public education system scorns so many of our children.”—The New York Times Book Review In , Jonathan Kozol set off to spend time with children in the American public education system. Savage Inequalities is a savage indictment Everyone should read this important book.” Elizabeth Duff, Philadelphia Inquirer “Kozol has written a book that must be read by anyone interested in education.” Emily Mitchell, Time “The forces of equity have now been joined by a powerful voice. EXCERPT FROM THE BOOK "Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools" is a book about numbers more than about children. However, children's voices, as well as the voices of other school staff, are heard throughout. But the numbers are the foundation of the story: numbers of dollars spent in wealthy districts, the smaller number spent in.

The Night is Dark And I am Far From Home - Illiterate America - Rachel and Her Children.   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 “I was unprepared for the horror and shame I felt Savage Inequalities is a savage indictment Everyone should read this important book.” –Robert Wilson, USA Today/5(34).   Savage Inequalities is a savage indictment Everyone should read this important book.”—Robert Wilson, USA Today “Kozol has written a book that must be read by anyone interested in education.”—Elizabeth Duff, Philadelphia Inquirer “The forces of equity have now been joined by a powerful voice/5(7). The result of his work is the book Savage Inequalities, a searing expose of the extremes of wealth and poverty in America's public school system and the blighting effect it has on poor children. What startled Kozol most was the remarkable degree of segregation he found nearly everywhere he went, and the fact that no public official, in any.