Activist Jonathan Kozol Speaks on Apartheid Schooling in America

Posted by on October 7, 2005

Jonathan Kozol
The Shame of the Nation: The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 at 12:00PM
Free Library of Philadelphia
No tickets required: FREE
For more information, call 215-567-4341

An education activist, Jonathan Kozol works to end illiteracy, improve economic conditions for the poverty-stricken, and to awaken affluent Americans to the plight of the downtrodden. Since his National Book Award-winning first book, Death at an Early Age, Kozol has focused attention on the grievous inequalities of the American school system. In Shame of the Nation, he addresses the recent and rapid re-segregation of American public schools and the unhealthy “testing mania” that currently prevails.

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