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There's a writer named Jonathan Kozol who says that you should pick battles that are big enough to matter, but small enough to win. I love that construct, because there are so many things that all of us care about. When you think about what's big enough to matter, but small enough to win, maybe we can't ...
Three are gritty accounts from the ground: Robert Coles's street-level insights into why slums explode in violence; Jonathan Kozol's poignant report from a Boston ghetto school; and Victor Navasky's dark humor about the toilets in southern bus stations as segregationists' last holdout. The sixth is poet Archibald MacLeish's ...

I would have read Jonathan Kozol's Savage Inequalities and Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man less as social discourses that seemed distant and inconceivable and more as reflections of reality. I would not have been so taken aback the first time a student addressed me as "Mister" without my surname, as I had ...
BLACK LIVES Matter at School has been endorsed by many luminaries in the struggle for social justice, including Opal Tometi (co-founder of Black Lives Matter), Jonathan Kozol, (author of Shame of the Nation: The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America), and Michael Bennett (Pro Bowl defensive ...
A recent court decision in Connecticut overturned a mandate that would have addressed inadequate education funding for poorer communities, a historic problem of the U.S. educational system, which relies on local resources instead of federal wealth, as Jonathan Kozol and Dennis J. Bernstein discussed.
Public school advocate Jonathan Kozol, who left the prospect of a career in academia to teach fourth-grade students in a poor section of Boston, spoke Oct. 25 on “Savage Inequalities in the Public Schools of a Divided Nation: The Challenge for Courageous and Inspired Teachers in the Wake of Ferguson ...

In the wake of civil rights unrest in the 1960s, Harvard graduate and Rhodes Scholar Jonathan Kozol dedicated his life toward reforming education and improving the conditions of inner city public schools. Standing at the forefront of public school advocacy, Kozol emphasized the severity of inequality in ...
To a nearly full Page Auditorium, writer and educator Jonathan Kozol shared his views on the negative effects of the growing charter school movement and excessive standardized testing. Kozol, a leader in the field of education and advocate for creating equity in America's public schools, has published ...
DURHAM, N.C. -- Public school advocate Jonathan Kozol, who left the prospect of a career in academia to teach fourth-grade students in a poor section of Boston, will speak Wednesday, Oct. 25, at Duke University. The 7 p.m. talk at Page Auditorium is free and open to the public. Parking will be available in ...
Boston, MA — Luminary author and children's advocate Jonathan Kozol endorsed City Councilor Tito Jackson for Mayor today. In a heartfelt statement, Kozol called Tito Jackson “one of the most decent and most forceful and far-sighted civic leaders in our city's often-troubled history.” Mr. Kozol is best ...
GREENWICH — Author Jonathan Kozol has been drawing attention to the separate and unequal schools that educate the nation's inner city children since the height of the Civil Rights movement. “We are developing two classes of education in this country,” he said last week. One drills black and Latino ...
GREENWICH — Jonathan Kozol is quiet and unobtrusive as he lays out the unjust past, and present, of the American education system. His 50 years in education have shown him that there is not one but two public school systems in the United States. One drills black and Latino children with test-prep and ...
As exit poll numbers rolled in and it became clear that the majority of white voters chose Donald Trump despite the bigotry, misogyny, and xenophobia that came to define his campaign, I thought about the prescient warnings in the work of education journalist Jonathan Kozol. For nearly 50 years, this ...
City on a Hill Charter School student volunteers check names of future students drawn from a list of hopefuls on lottery day in 2014. By Jonathan Kozol October 27, 2016. IT'S NOT EASY to compete with buckets of money pouring into Massachusetts to convince the public to lift the cap on charter schools but, as a former ...
Sitting at his small kitchen table, Jonathan Kozol flips through a copy of Death at an Early Age. He's staring wistfully at the black-and-white picture of himself on the inside cover, taken the Monday after he was fired. He was 28 years old. "I was kind of terrified suddenly to be in the spotlight," he remembers.
... the School of Education and School of Social Sciences. Beginning in 2005, the series invites a distinguished and inspiring speaker to address the topic of social justice in a public lecture at Sonoma State University. Past speakers have included Cornel West, Dolores Huerta, Julian Bond, Jonathan Kozol, ...
Public school advocate Jonathan Kozol, who left the prospect of a career in academia to teach fourth-grade students in a poor section of Boston, spoke Oct. 25 on “Savage Inequalities in the Public Schools of a Divided Nation: The Challenge for Courageous and Inspired Teachers in the Wake of Ferguson ...

In the wake of civil rights unrest in the 1960s, Harvard graduate and Rhodes Scholar Jonathan Kozol dedicated his life toward reforming education and improving the conditions of inner city public schools. Standing at the forefront of public school advocacy, Kozol emphasized the severity of inequality in ...
To a nearly full Page Auditorium, writer and educator Jonathan Kozol shared his views on the negative effects of the growing charter school movement and excessive standardized testing. Kozol, a leader in the field of education and advocate for creating equity in America's public schools, has published ...
DURHAM, N.C. -- Public school advocate Jonathan Kozol, who left the prospect of a career in academia to teach fourth-grade students in a poor section of Boston, will speak Wednesday, Oct. 25, at Duke University. The 7 p.m. talk at Page Auditorium is free and open to the public. Parking will be available in ...
Boston, MA — Luminary author and children's advocate Jonathan Kozol endorsed City Councilor Tito Jackson for Mayor today. In a heartfelt statement, Kozol called Tito Jackson “one of the most decent and most forceful and far-sighted civic leaders in our city's often-troubled history.” Mr. Kozol is best ...
Author Jonathan Kozol speaking in 1993 to Pineapple, one of the children whose life he chronicles in his book "Fire in the Ashes." ... GREENWICH — Author Jonathan Kozol has been drawing attention to the separate and unequal schools that educate the nation's inner city children since the height of the ...
GREENWICH — Jonathan Kozol is quiet and unobtrusive as he lays out the unjust past, and present, of the American education system. His 50 years in education have shown him that there is not one but two public school systems in the United States. One drills black and Latino children with test-prep and ...
As exit poll numbers rolled in and it became clear that the majority of white voters chose Donald Trump despite the bigotry, misogyny, and xenophobia that came to define his campaign, I thought about the prescient warnings in the work of education journalist Jonathan Kozol. For nearly 50 years, this ...
City on a Hill Charter School student volunteers check names of future students drawn from a list of hopefuls on lottery day in 2014. By Jonathan Kozol October 27, 2016. IT'S NOT EASY to compete with buckets of money pouring into Massachusetts to convince the public to lift the cap on charter schools but, as a former ...
Jonathan Kozol, an activist for public education, spoke at an event last week hosted by Duke's Program in Education. For the past fifty years, ...
Noted education thinker Jonathan Kozol spoke to a “nearly full” Duke University Page Auditorium this past week, essentially delivering the ...
Boston mayoral candidate Tito Jackson was endorsed by author and children's advocate, Jonathan Kozol, Tuesday, which is one endorsement ...
Jonathan Kozol: “Even in districts that are already segregated, charter schools are even more deeply segregated. We call that ...
To a nearly full Page Auditorium, writer and educator Jonathan Kozol shared his views on the negative effects of the growing charter school ...
Boston, MA — Today the Tito Jackson for Mayor campaign is releasing two recent endorsements: the Collective PAC and Children's Advocate ...
Jonathan Kozol's activism in the 1960s convinced him that success in the fight for civil rights depended upon erasing the inequalities he saw in ...
How is such inequity true today, after Jonathan Kozol wrote "Savage Inequalities" 16 years ago? His book offers a vivid insight into how ...
DURHAM, N.C. -- Public school advocate Jonathan Kozol, who left the prospect of a career in academia to teach fourth-grade students in a ...
Boston, MA — Luminary author and children's advocate Jonathan Kozol endorsed City Councilor Tito Jackson for Mayor today. In a heartfelt ...
(See Jonathan Kozol's Savage Inequalities for more about the landmark case, San Antonio Independent School District vs. Rodriguez, and ...
(See Jonathan Kozol's Savage Inequalities for more about the landmark case, San Antonio Independent School District vs. Rodriguez, and ...
For decades, as a public school teacher and author, Jonathan Kozol has documented inequities in the U.S. education system. He won the National Book Award ...
Author Jonathan Kozol speaking in 1993 to Pineapple, one of the children whose life he chronicles in his book "Fire in the Ashes.".
Jonathan Kozol: I don't remain low for too long. I fight back. I went through the moment when Richard Nixon was elected in 1968, and I've lived ...
American author, educator and social activist Jonathan Kozol will lecture at Washington and Lee University on Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons. The title of his talk is “Education, Poverty and Social Justice in an Age of Persistent Inequality.” It is free and open to the public. “In the face ...
IT'S NOT EASY to compete with buckets of money pouring into Massachusetts to convince the public to lift the cap on charter schools but, as a ...
Jonathan Kozol looks back on the events he wrote about 50 years ago, in Death at an Early Age. In this short film by LA Johnson, he reads from ...
Jonathan Kozol has chronicled the lives of lower income children for nearly fifty years. In his new book, Fire In The Ashes, Kozol writes about ...
For 45 years, that's what we've had Jonathan Kozol for. He has been an exemplar of precisely this kind of long-term, painstaking reporting.
Public school advocate Jonathan Kozol, who left the prospect of a career in academia to teach fourth-grade students in a poor section of Boston ...
Their success at projecting a we're-in-it-for-the-children-like-Jonathan-Kozol image has been a bitter pill for many reformers, who see someone ...
Author Jonathan Kozol speaking in 1993 to Pineapple, one of the children whose life he chronicles in his book "Fire in the Ashes.".
Round Hill Community Church invites the community to a conversation with National Book Award Winner Jonathan Kozol, author of Fire in the ...
Jonathan Kozol: I don't remain low for too long. I fight back. I went through the moment when Richard Nixon was elected in 1968, and I've lived ...


 

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