The Six-Lesson Schoolteacher: what kids really learn from mainstream education

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The Six-Lesson Schoolteacher by John Taylor Gatto is the call to arms of the unschooling movement – one of them, anyway. It is though-provoking, hard-hitting, fierce in its condemnation of the public school system of America (and beyond). It was written in 1991. It still applies today. Read this powerful essay here:  The Six-Lesson Schoolteacher, by John Taylor Gatto.

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