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John Taylor Gatto - Quotes

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Grades don't measure anything other than your relevant obedience to a manager. ---->>>

School is a twelve-year jail sentence where bad habits are the only curriculum truly learned. I teach school and win awards doing it. I should know. ---->>>

For reasons that are both fair and foul - but mostly for fair reasons - we have come under the domain of a scientific-management system whose ambitions are endless. They want to manage every second of our lives, every expenditure that we make. And the schools are the training ground to create a population that's easy to manage. ---->>>

In a home school, the kid does 95% of the work. But in a school system, since it's an indoctrination system, a teacher has to do 95% of the work.

In a home school, the kid does 95% of the work. But in a school system, since it's an indoctrination system, a teacher has to do 95% of the work.

School reform is not enough. The notion of schooling itself must be challenged. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 12-15, 1935
Birthplace: Monongahela, Pennsylvania, USA
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Occupation: Educator

John Taylor Gatto (born December 15, 1935) is an American author and former school teacher who taught in the classroom for nearly 30 years. He devoted much of his energy to his teaching career, then, following his resignation, authored several books on modern education, criticizing its ideology, history, and consequences (wikipedia)