Quotes by Jonathan Kozol

Jonathan Kozol is an American writer, educator, and activist, best known for his books on public education in the United States.

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Quote by Jonathan Kozol

I once made a check of all books in my fourth-grade classroom. Of the slightly more than six hundred books, almost one quarter had been published prior to the bombing of Hiroshima; 60 percent were either ten years old or older.

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Children are not simply commodities to be herded into line and trained for the jobs that white people who live in segregated neighborhoods have available.

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Apartheid does not happen spontaneously, like bad weather conditions.

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Our nation's oldest sin and deepest crime is the isolation of minority children - black children, in particular - in schools that are not only segregated but shamefully unequal.

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Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win.

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