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Dumbing us down: the hidden curriculum of compulsory schooling

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With over 70,000 copies of the first edition in print, this radical treatise on public education has been a New Society Publishers' bestseller for 10 years! Thirty years in New York City's public schools led John Gatto to the sad conclusion that compulsory schooling does little but teach young people to follow orders like cogs in an industrial machine. This second edition describes the wide-spread impact of the book and Gatto's "guerrilla teaching."

John Gatto has been a teacher for 30 years and is a recipient of the New York State Teacher of the Year award. His other titles 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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Grouping Title dumbing us down the hidden curriculum of compulsory schooling
Grouping Author gatto john taylor
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Last Grouping Update 2018-11-15 04:17:43AM
Last Indexed 2018-12-10 04:42:28AM

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subject_facet Education -- Aims and objectives -- United States, Education -- United States -- Philosophy, Education, Compulsory -- United States, Educational sociology -- United States, Educators -- United States -- Biography, Electronic books, Gatto, John Taylor
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title_full Dumbing us down : the hidden curriculum of compulsory schooling / John Taylor Gatto ; foreword by Thomas Moore, Dumbing us down : the hidden curriculum of compulsory schooling [electronic resource] / John Taylor Gatto, Dumbing us down : the hidden curriculum of compulsory schooling [electronic resource] Gatto, John Taylor.
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