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Weapons of Mass Instruction A Schoolteacher's Journey Through the Dark World of Compulsory Schooling

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ISBN-10: 0865716692

ISBN-13: 9780865716698

Edition: 2010

Authors: John Taylor Gatto

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List price: $21.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: New Society Publishers, Limited
Publication date: 4/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

John Taylor Gatto is an internationally renowned speaker who lectures widely on school reform. He taught for 30 years in public schools before resigning on the op-ed pages of the Wall Street Journal during the year he was named New York State's official "Teacher of the Year." On April 3, 2008, the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard credited Mr. Gatto with adding the expression "dumbing us down" to the school debate worldwide.

Prologue: Against School
Everything You Know About Schools is Wrong
Walkabout: London
Fat Stanley and the Lancaster Amish
David Sarnoff's Classroom
Hector isn't the Problem
The Camino de Santiago
Weapons of Mass Instruction
What is Education?
A Letter to my Granddaughter about Dartmouth
Incident at Highland High
Afterword: Invitation to an Open Conspiracy: The Bartleby Project
About the Author