Jonathan Kozol

Jonathan Kozol

A Leading Voice on Public Education and Childhood Poverty

About Jonathan Kozol

In the passion of the civil rights campaigns of 1964 and 1965, Jonathan Kozol gave up the prospect of a promising and secure career within the academic world, moved from Harvard Square into a poor black neighborhood of Boston, and became a fourth grade teacher.

He has since devoted nearly his entire life to the challenge of providing equal opportunity within our public schools to every child, of whatever racial origin or economic level. He is, at the present time, the most widely read and highly ...

That's the first time I have seen Garrison Theater overflow like that, and the first time I have seen such a certain standing ovation. I was so honored to be the one to introduce you and your talk.

Bernice Villela - Claremont College

On behalf of the Washington Trustees Association, thank you so much for joining us at our Winter Conference. Thank you for traveling "out west" to join us and I hope you enjoyed your time in Washington and best wishes to you.

Debbie Lisser - TATC President

I believe you spoke here some years ago, and your message in October was as compelling as ever. . . . I decided to return to the ATS lobby where the line was still long. You were spending time with the next generation of teachers as it should be.

R. Russell Shunk - Executive Vice President - Dickinson College
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