The Six-Lesson School Teacher

America's School System has become adept at teaching a National Curriculum — but it is one not too many of us realize until it is pointed out to us. I was startled several years ago to read through John Taylor Gatto's books, Dumbing Us Down and A Different Kind of Teacher.
Nominated both New York State and New York City Teacher of the Year in the early '90s, Gatto has an insider viewpoint. He also has a love for the dear teachers and students in our country, and a huge disdain for the system.
You can find the entire article here — I this was an acceptance speech for one of his Teacher of the Year awards — gutsy guy!

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