THE EXHAUSTED SCHOOL: “How Did We Ever Come to Believe that the State Should Tell Our Children What to Think?” John Taylor Gatto Keep in mind as I. John Taylor Gatto[1] (born December 15, [2]) is an American author and former. 24 The Exhausted School-Excerpts-John Taylor Gatto John Taylor Gatto on what’s wrong with college. including Dumbing Us Down, The Exhausted School, A Different Kind of Teacher, and The.

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Think of the things killing us as a nation: I spoke in southern Illinois last week. We live in a faylor of great school crisis, and that crisis is linked to a greater social crisis in the general community. We’re dealing with a billion dollar a year industry – it’s the gatekeeper to all of the rest of the jobs. In order to control everybody, certain strategic courses were undertaken in forced schooling.

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I’m not saying that there was a cabal, but simply that it was the way it was presented to them. If you are willing to face the schokl you would see that only talking is basic to the society we’ve made. In fact, they were disturbed by the continued success of tayoor who happened to be under my direction. And when I spoke to some of their administrative assistants, a few were honest enough to refer me to corps, great foundations, think tanks which were running this particular politician, although this was hardly said, but I heard that.


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Now, many of your listeners, or my friends who would no doubt say that it’s that religious glue, that pious glue, that gives them the advantage. Jul 30, Heather added it. What that is is, of course, different for each of us.

Both reduce the real world to a never-ending, nonstop abstraction. It is very difficult to get children to take “basics” seriously these days – especially in the social environment of schools – because they schooo aren’t basic to the world we’ve forced on the children.

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This is a great mystery because thousands of humane, caring people work in schools as teachers and aides, and even as administrators. And unless you can assemble large groups of labor, you were never going to be wealthy as the Europeans reckoned wealth, or the English reckoned wealth.

On the other hand, I want your to compare it to or when the founder of the DuPont fortune wrote to investors in France and said there’s a miracle exuausted on in this country, because everyone here can read and debate like a lawyer!

Using school as a sorting mechanism, we appear to be on the way to creating a caste system, complete with untouchables who wander through subway trains begging, and sleep upon the streets.

They made it intolerable for him to stay! I hope that he’s just a dupe, Jerry, I really hope so.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. One hour teh gone by! Everyone I know is lonely because of that. Schools as we know them haven’t been around very long.

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Thomas Moore, author of Care of the Soul Well, there’s a lot of problems Jerry. You can predict the rise of a giant remediation industry. They cannot deal with genuine intimacy because of a lifelong habit of preserving a secret inner self beneath batto public school personalities, personalities which must remain open at all times, as a prostitute’s body is open to the constant inspection and ranking of strangers.

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Alternative education Single-parent homeschooling. If this sounds like I’m playing a conspiratorial string on my violin, hardly, the president of Columbia’s teacher’s college, Dean Russell, inin the keynote speech to the NEA, said that there was a tremendous danger that too many leader’s would exhaysted produced, and it would cause a collapse in the system. Crysta rated it it was amazing Nov 16, Where did we ever get the grotesque idea that the State has a right to educate our kids?

So their schooling is resolutely directed toward developing the kind of independent, self-reliant, tough minded characteristics that, oddly enough, Amish education also stresses. A senator’s office contended not too long ago that prior to compulsory government schooling the literacy rate in Massachusetts was 98 percent, but after it the figure never again reached above 91 percent. Good book — easy read.

Janey rated it it was amazing Jun 17, My own job tonight will be to question the legitimacy of the school monopoly.

He resigned from teaching during his state titled year, and he’s put out an op-ed piece in the Wall St. A Weekend with John Taylor Gatto”. They have to overlook the Basques, eexhausted have to overlook the Amish, because they don’t fit that theory! And furthermore, they were under the control of one woman who had gqtto and class sizes ofthat’s an impossible situation according to the way we do business today.

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Notice taylog we can eliminate Marxist ideas that evil or venal people are doing this. I don’t think we’ll get rid of schools anytime soon, certainly not in my lifetime, but if we’re going to change what has become a disaster we need to recognize that ignorance is inherent in the design of the thing. Shanker was, to his credit, very outspoken of the division that he represented.