Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling

Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling

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Paperback, New Society Publishers, 2002, ISBN # 0865714487
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DUMBING US DOWN

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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Number of Pages: 103
Original Languages: English
Author: Gatto, John Taylor
Book Format: Paperback
Publisher: Consortium Book Sales & Dist
ISBN-13: 9780865714489
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 6.00 x 9.00 x 0.50 Inches
ISBN-10: 0865714487
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