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Dumbing us down : the hidden curriculum of compulsory schooling

Author: John Taylor Gatto; Thomas Moore
Publisher: Gabriola Island, B.C. : New Society Publishers, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : New cover edView all editions and formats
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"Dumbing Us Down reveals the shocking reality of today's school system and has become a beacon for parents seeking alternatives to it. This special hardcover edition celebrates the fact that the book continues to be highly relevant in setting the agenda for a complete overhaul of how we educate our children - and for what."--BOOK JACKET.
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Named Person: John Taylor Gatto; John Taylor Gatto
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Taylor Gatto; Thomas Moore
ISBN: 0865714487 9780865714489
OCLC Number: 63180045
Notes: Includes postscript from the publisher dated February 2005 (p. 104-106).
Edition statement from back cover.
Description: xxxvi, 106 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword / by Thomas Moore --
Introduction to the second edition / by David Albert --
Publisher's note : from the first edition --
About the author --
The seven-lesson schoolteacher --
The psychopathic school --
The green Monongahela --
We need less school, not more --
The congregational principle --
Afterword : to the tenth anniversary edition --
Postscript [Feb.] 2005 : from the publisher.
Responsibility: John Taylor Gatto ; foreword by Thomas Moore.

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