Savage Inequalities



Savage Inequalities 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 Soldthan 250,000 Hardcover Copies An Impassioned Book, Laced With Anger And Indignation, About How Our Public Education System Scorns So Many Of Our Children New York Times Book Review

  • Paperback
  • 262 pages
  • Savage Inequalities
  • Jonathan Kozol
  • English
  • 08 March 2018
  • 0060974990

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10 thoughts on “Savage Inequalities

  1. says:

    Two cases of mothers lying about where they reside in order to get their young children into better school districts have made news recently In Ohio in January, Kelley Williams Bolar was sentenced to 10 days in county jail and three years probation for enrolling her children in the Copley Fairlawn School District rather than Akron, where she lived School officials said she was cheating because her daughters received a quality education without paying taxes to fund it, said an ABC article T Two cases of mothers lying about where they reside in order to get their young children into better school districts have made news recently In Ohio in January, Kelley Williams Bolar was sentenced to 10 days in county jail and three years probation for enrolling her children in the Copley Fairlawn School District rather than Akron, where she lived School officials said she was cheating because her daughters received a quality education without paying taxes to fund it, said an ABC article Those dollars need to stay home with our students, said officials with the Copley Fairlawn district, which went to the trouble and expense of hiring a private investigator to film the mother driving her children into the district They demanded she pay 30,000 in back tuition, for four years of schooling When she refused, she was indicted.In Connecticut in April, Tanya McDowell, a homeless single mother from Bridgeport, is being charged with larceny and consp...

  2. says:

    A heart wrenching jeremiad about the sorry state of minority schools in this country Kozol has stated in interviews that we are worse off both in conditions and segregation than we were before Brown vs Board of Education That seems hyperbolic, but after reading his observations here, it s hard to argue A blistering attack on the use of local property taxes to fund schools, it s also a sobering testament to the intractability of problems of class and race in America Should be required read A heart wrenching jeremiad about the sorry state of minority schools in this country Kozol has stated in interviews that we are worse off both in conditions and segregation than we were before Brown vs Board of Education That seems hyperbolic, but after read...

  3. says:

    Every American should be required to read this book.

  4. says:

    FIRST IMPRESSION Is this just going to be Mama Might Be Better Off Dead The Education Chapter HALFWAY THROUGH Answer to the question above yes Look, Mr Kozol, I m not anti expose, but I hate being confronted with a tragic and intractable problem to which the author presents no viable solution Sure, it s important and crucial to acknowledge the inequities, to publicize them But Kozol s hortatory exclamations of yes, let s equalize the money do little, if anything at all, toward buil FIRST IMPRESSION Is this just going to be Mama Might Be Better Off Dead The Education Chapter HALFWAY THROUGH Answer to the question above yes Look, Mr Kozol, I m not anti expose, but I hate being confronted...

  5. says:

    I picked this book up while researching for my book, since my protagonist grew up in the Bronx housing projects But Savage Inequalities ended up meaning so much , and led to a big Jonathan Kozol reading spree Racial inequality, our apathy for the poor, all such concepts that seemed distant, became urgent and real for me Having grown up in India, I have to admit, I didn t know this sid...

  6. says:

    A college professor of mine who i greatly admire once labeled Jonathan Kozol as a modern day prophet The idea is that he is a person willing to say things that most of us don t want to hear And that he is willing to say it starkly Its true Kozol does an excellent job in this book talking about a number of failing school systems in the country, and then comparing them to thriving and well funded school systems very close by I read the book a long time ago, but it still resonates, and i st A college professor of mine who i greatly admire once labeled Jonathan Kozol as a modern day prophet The idea is that he is a person willing to say things that most of us d...

  7. says:

    The reason I became a teacher

  8. says:

    Everyone knows that this is a masterpiece If you ever found yourself trying to argue with someone who believes that money does not matter in schools and that urban schools need tough leaders to getthemselves together, then read this book It tears this argument into scraps Also it helps to debunk the myth tha...

  9. says:

    I first read Kozol s Savage Inequalities in a college education course, and I remember that what I read left me confused, sickened, and hoping for change That was about 10 years ago and Kozol s book was written 10 years before that The first thing to remember and consider when picking up this book however challenging it may be is that it is 20 years old I think things have changed for urban schools in a lot of ways Not completely, not entirely, not equally but changes have been made T I first read Kozol s Savage Inequalities in a college education course, and I remember that what I read left me confused, sickened, and hoping for change That was about 10 years ago and Kozol s book was written 10 years before that The first thing to remember and consider when picking up this book however challe...

  10. says:

    As it did for some other folks who have posted reviews, this book cemented my desire to go into sociology It is a devastating critique of our educational system and how it perpetuates inequality, keeping poor children from achieving their potential and locking them into poverty This book was written almost 20 years ago, and rather than improving the quality of education for ALL children in impoverished school districts, we now give vouchers to allow the good children to leave them, creating As it did for some other folks who have posted reviews, this book cemented my desire to go into sociology It is a devastating critique of our educational system and how it perpetuates inequality, keeping poor children from achieving their potential and locking them into poverty This book was written almost 20 years ago, and rather than improving the quality of education f...

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