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Dumbing Us Down by John Taylor Gatto
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One would think that someone who has been teaching in the public school system for 30 years would have minimal complaints about their job. John Taylor Gatto, however, has a nearly endless list of criticisms about America’s public school system in Dum ...more
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Among Schoolchildren by Tracy Kidder
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Imagine being a child’s doctor, lawyer, psychologist, and teacher all before 7:30 AM. Chris Zajac does this every day. In Among Schoolchildren by Tracy Kidder, Kidder sits in a classroom and observes Chris Zajac’s fifth grade class for an entire scho ...more
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Pushout by Monique Morris
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Not many nonfiction books start out with a playful rhyme and the story of how an eleven-year-old began to call herself a “ho." Monique W. Morris begins her book Pushout this way and makes it work. It draws the reader in, and invests them in the story ...more
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The Global Achievement Gap by Tony Wagner
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Many American students would expect the United States to be a leading country in healthcare and education but in fact the United States is ranked 17th in educational performance in the world.

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A Class Divided, Then and Now by William Peters
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What is discrimination? In 1968 in Riceville, Iowa, students of all ages had little idea of what the word discrimination meant; and Jane Elliott was determined to change that. In A Class Divided, Then and Now, William Peters addresses the effects of ...more
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Savage Inequalities by Jonathan Kozol
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Inherently Unequal. These are the words Jonathan Kozol uses to describe the education system in the US in his book, Savage Inequalities: Children in America’s Schools. This book talks about the discrepancies in the education system and how race, mone ...more
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