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Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools

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Synopsis:

Jonathan Kozol traveled from the most blighted neighborhoods of Chicago to the urban wreckage of Camden, New Jersey; from the ghetto suburbs of Detroit to inner-city San Antonio; East St. Louis, and Washington, D.C. Everywhere, he discovered separate systems of public schools, with the children of America's poor condemned to schools that are underfunded, understaffed, physically crumbling, and imbued with despair.The richest Americans congratulate themselves on the large sums they invest in their children's schools, while the poor actually devote proportionally larger shares of their incomes to education. Savage Inequalities carries a sense of urgency and immediacy, and will certainly revive debate on the most vital, fundamental, and controversial issue facing America today

Product Details

ISBN:
9781441841629
Publisher:
Brilliance Audio
Subject:
Philosophy & Social Aspects
Read:
Winston, Mark
Performed by:
Winston, Mark
Performed:
Winston, Mark
Author:
Kozol, Jonathan
Subject:
Minority Studies - General
Subject:
Special Education - Socially Handicapped
Subject:
Educational Policy & Reform
Subject:
Education-School Reform & Controversy
Edition Description:
Library
Abridged:
Y
Publication Date:
20100331
Binding:
MP3 CD
Language:
English
Dimensions:
7.40x5.20x.40 in. .15 lbs.
Media Run Time:
524

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"Synopsis" by , Jonathan Kozol traveled from the most blighted neighborhoods of Chicago to the urban wreckage of Camden, New Jersey; from the ghetto suburbs of Detroit to inner-city San Antonio; East St. Louis, and Washington, D.C. Everywhere, he discovered separate systems of public schools, with the children of America's poor condemned to schools that are underfunded, understaffed, physically crumbling, and imbued with despair.The richest Americans congratulate themselves on the large sums they invest in their children's schools, while the poor actually devote proportionally larger shares of their incomes to education. Savage Inequalities carries a sense of urgency and immediacy, and will certainly revive debate on the most vital, fundamental, and controversial issue facing America today
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