If you have cared about equality in education in recent decades, you know of the work of America’s foremost advocate for public schools Jonathan Kozol. In schools named after Martin Luther King Jr, he sees a new punitive autocratic pedagogic style being enforced. He calls what he sees “cognitive genocide.” On this show Kozol says the underlying myth of scarcity used to justify the use of police instead of counselors “is a lie.” Having taught himself in an urban Boston public school, he knows there are great teachers who are also suppressed. His new book is titled An End to Inequality. There are reasons for optimism

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