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The shame of the nation: the restoration of apartheid schooling in America

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Jonathan Kozol has visited nearly 60 public schools. Virtually everywhere, he finds that conditions have grown worse for inner-city children in the 15 years since federal courts began dismantling the landmark ruling in Brown v. Board of Education. A state of nearly absolute apartheid now prevails in thousands of schools. The segregation of black children has reverted to a level that the nation has not seen since 1968. Few of the students in these schools know white children any longer.
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Full title shame of the nation the restoration of apartheid schooling in america
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subject_facet De facto school segregation -- United States, Segregation in education
title_display The shame of the nation : the restoration of apartheid schooling in America
title_full The Shame of the Nation The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America, The shame of the nation : the restoration of apartheid schooling in America / Jonathan Kozol
title_short The shame of the nation :
title_sub the restoration of apartheid schooling in America
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