Impact University: Education

Contemporary Books

Degrees of Inequality >

By abandoning their commitment to students, politicians are imperiling our highest ideals as a nation. Degrees of Inequality offers an impassioned call to reform a higher education system that has come to exacerbate, rather than mitigate, socioeconomic inequality in America.

Contemporary Books

Helping Children Succeed >

What should we do to improve the lives of children growing up in adversity? From the best-selling author of How Children Succeed, a handbook to guide readers through the new science of success.

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Rewarding Strivers >

Today, higher education is a major force in promoting social mobility, yet colleges and universities seem more concerned with prestige than finding ways to make higher learning more accessible. Rewarding Strivers outlines two high-profile models that colleges and universities can follow in making the American Dream a realistic one for all students.


Class and Schools: Using Social, Economic and Educational Reform to Close the Black-White Achievement Gap >

In his book, Rothstein presents an intriguing analysis of the correlation between social class and student achievement. He investigates how factors of social class, such as access to stable housing, adequate nutrition, and healthcare, influence students' success in school.


Savage Inequalities: Children in America’s Schools >

Drawing from years of research and interviews, Kozol identifies the historical forces having contoured America's educational landscape, and argues these forces continue to shape, or distort, children's too-variable access to resources and opportunities.

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