Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling

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New Society Publishers, Feb 1, 2002 - Education - 144 pages
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I have seldom ever in my life said this about any book...but every American must read this book. Regardless of being old being young having children that left the nest long ago single or race or ... Read full review

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Dumbing Us Down is the collection of a teachers thoughts after having been in the public school system for 30 years and receiving awards for what he was able to do. With startling insight he pinpoints ... Read full review

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John Gatto was a teacher in New York City's public schools for over 30 years and is a recipient of the New York State Teacher of the Year award. A much-sought after speaker on education throughout the United States, his other books include A Different Kind of Teacher (Berkeley Hills Books, 2001) and The Underground History of American Education (Oxford Village Press, 2000).

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