Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Public Schooling
Publisher: Post Hypnotic Press
Date: February 2012
Duration: 3 hours 20 minutes
Thirty years in New York City's public schools led John Gatto to the sad conclusion that compulsory schooling does little but teach young people to follow orders like cogs in an industrial machine. With over 100,000 copies in print since its original publication in 2002, this book is collection of essays and speeches and includes a describes the wide-spread impact of the book and Gatto's "guerrilla teaching."