John Taylor Gatto (1935-2018): Remembering America’s Most Courageous Teacher

By Brittany Hunter:

Gatto leaves behind a legacy that inspired thousands of people to challenge the premise on which our education system was built.

After three decades in the classroom, Gatto realized that the public school system was squashing individualism more than it was educating students and preparing them for the real world. To make matters worse, his later research would reveal that this dumbing down was not just by accident, but by design.

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