Jonathan Kozol - An author and leftist social advocate who began his career as a teacher in disadvantaged schools during the 60s.
Raymond Abbott - A disadvantaged child whose friends and family bring a case against New Jersey for failing to educate the child properly or to give the child resources equal to those in nearby public schools.
Alexander - An articulate student in a poor, but creative, New York school who sees privilege as a self-perpetuating system.
William Bennett - A callous, hard-line, Education Secretary to the president whose term spanned in the late 80s and early 90s.
George H.W. Bush - The 41st president of the United States, whose term took place during the late 80s and early 90s.
David - The thoughtful, young, white man who attends the privileged Rye NY High School and is the only student who shows anything but fear...
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