Savage Inequalities

Author: Jonathan Kozol
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 0770436668
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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.

Black Enterprise

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CHILDREN ERICA-! schools Jonathan Kozol's book, Savage Inequalities:
Children in America's Schools, underscores a national obsession: the
miseducation of our children. From President Bush's "America 2000" goals to
local calls for reform, the need to amend public education grows stronger every
day. Kozol shows real disparities in educational expenditures between suburban
and urban schools. And he shows how this matter affects children who go to
schools that have few or ...

Inequality In America

Author: Stephen M. Caliendo
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0813344999
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school teacher, Kozol provides heartwrenching depictions of what takes place in
many of America's most underfunded innercity schools. In Savage Inequalities,a
we meet children, teachers, and administrators at poorly funded schools in six
cities. Of course, it is not only the schools that are reason for concern; we learn
about standing raw sewage in neighborhoods, ratinfested apartment complexes,
and an ice cream man who sells condoms. In Amazing Grace,b we read more
stories ...

Encyclopedia Of Activism And Social Justice

Author: Gary L. Anderson
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1452265658
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Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools (1991), which is used as a
textbook in many schools of education in American universities, examines the
discrepancies in funding for schools in urban areas, areas which are usually
segregated by race and social class. He describes the deplorable conditions of
some of the poorest schools in the nations, schools that are underequipped,
understaffed, and underfunded, and compares them to schools in more affluent
areas. Amazing ...

Everday Law For Children Q

Author: David J. Herring
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317260252
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Education advocates, progressive legislators, and supportive judges must work
to bring to life the metanarratives of child well-being and equal educational
opportunity in a way that overcomes the rhetoric used to avoid public commitment
. It will be a long battle, but it is the only way to free most poor children from
educational segregation, despair, and failure. Notes 1. This story is based on the
following sources: Jonathan Kozol, Savage Inequalities: Children in America's
Schools (New ...

Guest Editor S Introduction Es V40 1

Author: Abraham P. DeLeon
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136506039
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At the time, we did not know that Jonathan Kozol's (2005) new volume, Shame of
the Nation: The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America, would be
forthcoming. However, we thought a fifteen-year anniversary reconsideration of
the realities Kozol brought to public light in 1991 in Savage Inequalities: Children
in America 's Schools was warranted for a number of reasons. Both of us have
repeatedly used Savage Inequalities in our social foundations courses, and we
have found ...

Teaching The Personal And The Political

Author: William Ayers
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 0807744603
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Savage. Inequalities: Children. in. America's. Schools. A 14-year-old girl from
East St. Louis, Illinois, says, “We have a school . . . named for Dr. King. The
school is full of sewer water and the doors are locked with chains. Every student
in that school is black. It's like a terrible joke on history” (Kozol, 1991, p, 35). A
Hispanic student from the South Bronx says, “People on the outside may think we
don't know what it is like for other students, but we visit other schools and we
have eyes and ...

The State Of The American Mind Stupor And Pathetic Docility Volume Ii

Author: Amechi Okolo
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1477179739
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Their 1079 John Taylor Gatto, Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of
Compulsory Schooling (Gabriola, Is, B.C: New Society Publishers, 2005), passim
1080 Jonathan Kozol, Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools (New
York: Harper Perennial, 1992), passim. 1081 The Shame of the Nation: The
Restoration ofApartheid Schooling in America (New York: Crown Publishers,
2005), passim. schools succeed better because their students are disciplined,
which is.

America S Public Schools

Author: William J. Reese
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801881961
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American Education 20 Years after "A Nation at Risk" (2003). On persistence
inequalities in school funding and the gap between city and suburb, read
Jonathan Kozol, Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools (1991); on
testing, Linda M. McNeil, Contradictions of School Reform: Educational Costs of
Standardized Testing (2000). On high school sports, see H. G. Bissinger, Friday
Night Lights: A Town, a Team, and a Dream (1990). A huge literature on school
choice, ...

Affirmative Action For All Our Children

Author: Alain F. Corcos
Publisher: Wheatmark, Inc.
ISBN: 1627873945
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Wealthy suburban schools are located on spacious campuses surrounded by
grass, trees, and playing fields, while poor inner-city schools are cramped amid
boardedup buildings, litter-strewn vacant lots, and blacktop parking lots. For
America's poor children, there are no libraries to visit, no centers to go to, and no
field houses to play in. There is nothing at all but despair. In 1991, Jonathan
Kozol wrote Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools.3 It is an
impassioned book ...