Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling
Publish date: March 1st 2005
Publisher: New Society Publishers
Pages no: 144
Edition language: English
Parents love to be scared. The news industry feeds on parents who want to be scared and then ‘protect’ their children. News is full of stories about things that could harm your children, like hot dogs or Marilyn Manson. If Stranger Danger was a band, it’d be the best-selling artist. It was a shock t...
I enjoy fielding questions from other concerned parents about why I homeschool. In most cases their torches and pitchforks wave in the air until I admit having a teacher hidden among the branches of our family tree. Without having that coveted certificate in our bloodline, we are deemed unworthy of ...
Only giving this two stars because Gatto did say a few things that I agree with regarding the structure and aims of the contemporary United States educational system. Other than that he's just another rich jackass that thinks he's above it all and can tell everyone else how to better live their live...
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