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Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools

by Jonathan Kozol

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I read this book pretty early in my teaching career, and it was an eye opener for me in learning about the disparity in schools. ( )
  dukefan86 | May 29, 2013 |
a searing look at the disparities between wealthy/well-funded and poor/substandard school districts; very interesting (and upsetting) ( )
  julierh | Apr 7, 2013 |
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 recommendation, and state that this is a book that everyone should read. There are a great many injustices in our country, that many of us have no idea how deep and pervasive they are. I would liken this work to Upton Sinclair's 'The Jungle'. It's a book that must be read, because it will open our eyes and minds to what's really going on right under our noses. Awareness is power. ( )
  Nazgullie | Dec 21, 2012 |
Excellent book for anyone that has a child in an urban school.
  Lanzoni | Jan 17, 2011 |
A tiresome polemic. Could not finish. ( )
  Andromeda_Yelton | Dec 21, 2008 |
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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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Includes case studies of public schools in six cities.

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