Savage inequalities : children in America's schools /

Takes us into schools across th country, describing what is happening to children from poor families in the inner cities and the less affluent suburbs. Shows that because of the way our public schools are funded in this country, the rich get a richer quality of education while the children of the p...

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Main Author: Kozol, Jonathan.
Format: Book
Language:English
Edition:1st ed.
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Main Author:Kozol, Jonathan.
Summary:Takes us into schools across th country, describing what is happening to children from poor families in the inner cities and the less affluent suburbs. Shows that because of the way our public schools are funded in this country, the rich get a richer quality of education while the children of the poor get less--less real education, less hope, less of our concern.

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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Physical Description:ix, 262 p. : 24 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (p. 238-254) and index.
ISBN:051758221X :
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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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