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Jonathan kozol (born september 5, 1936 in boston, massachusetts) is a non-fiction writer, educator, and activist, best known for his books on public education in the united states. Savage inequalities: children in america's schools is a book written by jonathan kozol in 1991 that discusses the disparities in education between schools of. Jonathan is author of rachel and her children: homeless families in america (1989), a narrative portrayal of the day-to-day life struggle of some of the poorest people in america the book was presented to state governors by homeless advocacy groups.
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