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Last modified: Thursday, November 20, 2008

Media Advisory: School of Education presents Jonathan Kozol

Appearance part of IU School of Education's 100th anniversary celebration

Nov. 20, 2008

Jonathan Kozol

Jonathan Kozol

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The Indiana University School of Education will host education activist and writer Jonathan Kozol for a presentation this afternoon (Nov. 20) at the Indiana Memorial Union in Bloomington.

Kozol is known for many provocative books on education, including Savage Inequalities, Death at an Early Age, and The Shame of the Nation: The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America. His most recent book, released last year, is Letters to a Young Teacher.

The title of his speech is "Joy and Justice: The Challenge for Teachers in an Age of Inequality, Resurgent Segregation and Relentless Testing."

After his remarks, Kozol will sign copies of his books.

WHAT: Presentation by education activist and writer Jonathan Kozol

WHEN: 4 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 20

WHERE: Frangipani Room, IMU, 900 E. Seventh St., Bloomington

EDITORS: For any assistance covering this event, contact Chuck Carney, director of communications and media relations for the IU School of Education, at 856-8027 or