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.

Quicklet On Jonathan Kozol S Savage Inequalities Children In America S Schools

Author: Deborah Gordon
Publisher: Hyperink Inc
ISBN: 1614640807
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“Raw sewage” and “jail” may not be the first words that come to mind in terms of
what might be found in a treatise on public school funding. Yet, these terms,
along with privilege, poverty, racism, injustice, wealth, and equity/inequity, sum
up the major themes of Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools. one
of nearly a dozen books about the state of American public school education by
Jonathan Kozol. The book was researched and written in the late 1980's and
published in ...

Looking Into The Lives Of Children

Author: Edith W. King
Publisher: James Nicholas Publishers
ISBN: 9781875408191
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Supporting this need for a caring view of schooling and critical of the
deteriorating learning environment for many young children, Jonathan Kozol
chronicled the decline of education in America in his book, Savage Inequalities:
Children in American Schools (1991). On a visit to P.S 79, a badly overcrowded
elementary school in New York City, built to hold one thousand children and now
housing 1,550, where the school enrollment is 29% African-American and 70
percent Hispanic, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Educational Administration Concepts And Practices

Author: Fred Lunenburg
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1111301247
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By almost any measure, there continue to be serious differences between the
level and quality of 77Carola Suárez-Orozco and Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco,
Learning a New Land: Immigrant Students in American Society (Cambridge, MA:
Harvard University Press, 2010). 78Jonathan Kozol, Savage Inequalities:
Children in America's Schools (New York: Crown, 1991). 79Skrla, McKenzie, and
Scheurich, Using Equity Audits to Create Equitable and Excellent Schools.
80Linda Skrla, and ...