In Jonathan Kozol’s Still Separate, Still Unequal: America’s Educational Apartheid he discusses the discrepancies between minority education. Course Syllabus Course Number: Course Title: EDG The Role of Education in a Democratic Society Credit Hours: 3 Course. SAVAGE INEQUALITIES Children in America’s Schools By Jonathan Kozol Crown. pp. $ ONE OF the ways in which we become.
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It is something beyond their age but it is the grim reality they face everyday. Several urban public schools that have been named after those valiant black leaders, stats show are filled with only children of color and Hispanic students with hardly a small percentage of white students studying there. I agree with Brigette, a very nice summary of the article. How can these inner city minority schools be running on drill-based programs, when other suburban wealthier schools are focusing on hands-on, engaging curriculums?
In-class work, contributing thoughtful questions and comments. The drill based style was shocking to me.
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Still separate, still unequal
The following questions may be useful in thinking through your analysis. Nina June 5, at Posted by Alison at 7: Kozol has highlighted how against the popular belief and expectations a trend of resegregation has been growing inside the urban public schools in US.
SamBen June 4, at 5: The results that were expected to be realized after Brown v Board of Education could never become a reality. However, these children are still more willing than the elders to confront these issues.
This is telling high school students that society expects stil, to only have certain careers, and limits choices regarding their own future. She speaks with insight. Presentations on readings 4.
Your blog provided a great summary of the Kozol reading. Simultaneously, he highlights the deep isolation that the students of these schools face. It is no wonder why segregation is still a major issue in our country today.
When addressing this issue officials tend to point their finger at the unstable economy, but once the economy is stable no action is taken towards fixing what has been deteriorating.
I was able to make connections between the reading after reading your blog. This will be very beneficial to the “Finn” group. Normal Schools and County Training Schools: Even as a teacher that works in Providence, I didn’t realize how much education today is unequal and segregated. Why are the arguments significant? Great job on your blog!!
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By the time the students are expected to take standardized tests in 3 rd grade, these white students have had far more education than minority students who are expected to take the same standard exams. His points above that I have stated prove that great limits are set for stilll success of minority students.
Support workshops-Semester 1 content. In the text Still Separate, Still Unequal by Jonathan Kozolthe segregation in education is discussed and examples are given to stlil that the segregation is regressing all around our country. You included some very important points that Kozol made about segregation. The author expects to illicit sympathy for the poor students from the readers.
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Jonathan Kozol argues that segregation is still a major issue in our education system, and limits for achievement are being set by school districts, which is only making the achievement gap between black kool white students wider.
This a great summary of the article. Just wanted to let you know I am quoting you blog for my final project because it relates to Kozol but I did not read it The humiliation she has to face everyday if she needs to go to the bathroom between the classes is especially troubling. Kozol has mostly highlighted the physical aspects of the school in his essay. They express their views before the writer clearly. Minority children do not get this chance and even if those chances where available they would not be able to afford them or qualify for them.
For example, Kozol supports this argument by talking to students who want to take certain classes, but are instead forced to take other sti,l that will benefit the economic need of society.