Savage inequalities: children in America's schools

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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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9781441856098
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Grouping Title savage inequalities children in americas schools
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display_description For two years, beginning in 1988, Jonathan Kozol visited schools in neighborhoods across the country, from Illinois to Washington D.C., and from New York to San Antonio. He spoke with teachers, principals, superintendents, and, most important, children. What he found was devastating. Not only were schools for rich and poor blatantly unequal, the gulf between the two extremes was widening—and it has widened since. The urban schools he visited were overcrowded and understaffed, and lacked the basic elements of learning—including books and, all too often, classrooms for the students.
In Savage Inequalities, Kozol delivers a searing examination of the extremes of wealth and poverty and calls into question the reality of equal opportunity in our nation's schools.
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Children of minorities -- Education -- United States, Children with social disabilities -- Education -- United States, Education, Urban -- Social aspects -- United States, Segregation in education -- United States
title_display Savage inequalities : children in America's schools
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