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Dumbing us down : the hidden curriculum of compulsory schooling

Author: John Taylor Gatto
Publisher: Gabriola Island, BC, Canada : New Society Publishers, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Special collector's edView all editions and formats
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Contains essays and speeches in which John Gatto, a teacher in Manhattan's public schools for twenty-six years, explains why he believes public schools are failures, and discusses what children need to get a valuable education.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: John Taylor Gatto; John Taylor Gatto
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Taylor Gatto
ISBN: 086571519X 9780865715196 9780865714489 0865714487
OCLC Number: 58052621
Description: xxxvi, 106 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 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 2005 from the publisher.
Responsibility: John Taylor Gatto ; foreword by Thomas Moore.

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