With "Dumbing us Down" and "Weapons", you hold in your hands the two most compelling and complete books regarding the awful state of our schools. Read morePublished 19 days ago by Julie Snyder
This book is definitely a "must read book". My view of schooling is so much different now and his ideas will always guide me through my future decisions.Published 1 month ago by christianne
Anyone in the public school system now or in the past should consider this book.
The information is enlightening, and disturbing, to say the least.
John Gatto is not just rambling in this book; he has obfuscated the connections between his ideas and stated "facts" so well as to give the impression of being deliberately... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Andrew Evans
I found this book thought provoking and challenging. It is easy to get a little lost in the text. I had to go back and retread sections for clarity.Published 4 months ago by Karie
What a great inspiration this book is into the mind of the public education system. I've always known there was SOMETHING wrong going on here and this book puts all of the puzzle... Read morePublished 4 months ago by J.M. Hope
This is a book that every self-perceived educated person should read. An original voice in what education really means. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Rick Jones
Gatto's thesis is clear from the beginning of the book. Schooling hurts our abilities to develop critical thinking. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Chemi78