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Savage inequalities : children in America's schools

Author: Jonathan Kozol
Publisher: New York : Harper, 1992, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The forces of equity have now been joined by a powerful voice ... Kozol has written a searing expose of the extremes of wealth and poverty in America's school system and the blighting effect on poor children, especially those in cities. In public schooling, he argues, social policy during the Reagan-Bush era 'has been turned back almost 100 years.' " Emily Mitchell, Time from the bookjacket.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Kozol
ISBN: 051758221X 9780517582213 0060974990 9780060974992
OCLC Number: 339721443
Description: ix, 262 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Jonathan Kozol.

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"The forces of equity have now been joined by a powerful voice ... Kozol has written a searing expose of the extremes of wealth and poverty in America's school system and the blighting effect on poor children, especially those in cities. In public schooling, he argues, social policy during the Reagan-Bush era 'has been turned back almost 100 years.' " Emily Mitchell, Time from the bookjacket.

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