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Tearing Down the Gates

Tearing Down the Gates

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Published by The University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English


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We often hear about the growing divide between rich and poor in America. This compelling exposé, backed by up-to-date research, locates the source of this trend where we might least expect to find it--in our schools. Written for a wide audience, Tearing Down the Gates is a powerful indictment of Ame. Jun 30,  · Laying Bare the Economic Inequalities in the American Education System — A Review of the Book: Tearing Down the Gates: One the most important contributions of this book to the debate on education is the way Sachs has rooted the problems of education within the wider economic system. You cannot solve the growing inequalities and problems.

Sacks has written an exceptional book."--Washington Post "Tearing Down the Gates is a superb book which exposes the dirty little secret of American education: that while our public schools and universities are meant to be engines for social mobility, they too often reinforce stratification. Written for a wide audience, Tearing Down the Gates is a powerful indictment of American education that shows how schools, colleges, and universities exacerbate inequality by providing ample opportunities for advantaged students while shutting the gates on the poor—and even the middle class. Peter Sacks tells the stories of young people and.

Dec 24,  · The first part of Tearing Down the Gates is dedicated to these differences of power between rich and poor parents, and how those differences translate into qualitatively different educational experiences for the children. Parents like Ashlea's simply do not have the time or knowledge necessary to make local schools accountable to them in the. Pris: kr. Häftad, Skickas inom vardagar. Köp Tearing Down the Gates av Peter Sacks på displacementdomesticity.com


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Sep 01,  · "Tearing Down the Gates is a superb book which exposes the dirty little secret of American education: that while our public schools and universities are meant to be engines for social mobility, they too often reinforce stratification.

Peter Sacks is one of the great storytellers of American inequality, interweaving devastating statistics with. Jan 01,  · In his book Tearing down the gates: Confronting the class divide in American education, Peter Sacks thoroughly documents how much more difficult it is for low-income students to get the best out of school and from there get to the best/5.

May 29,  · "Tearing Down the Gates is a superb book which exposes the dirty little secret of American education: that while our public schools and universities are meant to be engines for social mobility, they too often reinforce stratification.

Peter Sacks is one of the great storytellers of American inequality, interweaving devastating statistics with poignant stories of individuals he came to know. Sep 06,  · Tearing Down the Gates: Confronting the Class Divide in American Education [Peter Sacks] on displacementdomesticity.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

We often hear about the growing divide between rich and poor in America. This compelling exposéCited by: Sep 06,  · "Tearing Down the Gates is a superb book which exposes the dirty little secret of American education: that while our public schools and universities are meant to be engines for social mobility, they too often reinforce stratification/5(10).

Tearing Down the Gatesis about injustice. It is about the staggering economic inequalities that open the gates of opportunity for the children of affluent and well-educated families and slam the gates shut for children born without social and economic privilege.

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Editor’s note: At the annual meeting of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, the Frederic W. Ness Book Award was presented to Peter Sacks for his book Tearing Down the Gates: Confronting the Class Divide in American Education (University of California Press, ).The following is based on the presentation made there by the author.

Tearing Down the Gates: Confronting the Class Divide in American Education / Edition 1. Tearing Down the Gates is a powerful indictment of American education that shows how schools, colleges, and universities exacerbate inequality by providing ample opportunities for advantaged students while shutting the gates on the poor—and even the 5/5(1).

Written for a wide audience, Tearing Down the Gates is a powerful indictment of American education that shows how schools, colleges, and universities exacerbate inequality by providing ample opportunities for advantaged students while shutting the gates on the poor–and even the middle class.

In researching his book "Tearing Down the Gates: Confronting the Class Divide," the author came to the conclusion that, despite the oft-repeated rhetoric to the contrary, the American education system actually helps perpetuate inequality of displacementdomesticity.com by: tearing down the gates – Matthew When evil comes with the dark, we bring light.

When they come with despair, we bring hope. When they cower behind the gates of death we tear them down with the Resurrection of our Lord. The Author rick. follower of Jesus, father of two, husband of one, Episcopal priest, with one book down, one.

"Tearing Down the Gates" is about educational injustice. While we often hear about the economic divide between the rich and the poor in America, this book locates the fountainhead of these growing economic disparities in one of our most cherished democratic institutions: our education system.

Get this from a library. Tearing down the gates: confronting the class divide in American education. [Peter Sacks] -- We often hear about the growing divide between rich and poor in America. This compelling expose, backed by up-to-date research, locates. Sacks’ previous book, Standardized Minds: The High Price of America’s Testing Culture and What We Can Do to Change It, attacked the misuse of standardized testing.

In Tearing Down the Gates he again goes after such testing, focusing particularly on the College Board’s SAT. Tearing Down the Gates: Confronting the Class Divide in American displacementdomesticity.com Sacks.

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Churches representing more than 10, of your neighbors have already committed to the Walls Series. More than a Sunday morning message series, Walls is a journey for those. May 09,  · In a mix of individual students' stories and demographic analysis, a new book by Peter Sacks offers a critical analysis of the role of colleges in the class structure of the United States.

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Plus, receive recommendations and exclusive offers on all of your favorite books and authors from Simon & displacementdomesticity.comed on: November 23, Peter Sacks is the author of Tearing Down the Gates ( avg rating, 75 ratings, 12 reviews, published ), Standardized Minds ( avg rating, 45 ra /5.