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“Still Separate, Still Unequal: America’s Educational Apartheid” by Kozol Educational apartheid is the gap between the education of students who come from a wealthier family (usually White), and that of poorer, urban families (mostly Black and Hispanic). Consequences of scripted curriculums and studying for the test o Distances the relationship between student and teacher. o Students become “robots.” o Achievement gap between black and white children has grown. o Children aren’t learning, but simply temporarily learning for the test. The money that would be given to schools that need it would otherwise be used for cutting class size by constructing new school buildings, or providing more children with preschool. Kozol’s argument is relatively is supported by facts and he provides to the reader witness accounts of their experience in insufficiently funded schools, making his argument relatively strong. By having the students provide their personal feelings, it
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This note was uploaded on 08/23/2008 for the course DOC 1 taught by Professor Gilson during the Fall '07 term at UCSD.

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Week 4 Journal - "Still Separate, Still Unequal:...

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