Dumbing Us Down
Cover of the 2002 edition
|Author||John Taylor Gatto|
|Cover artist||Diane McIntosh|
|Subject||Education & Teaching, Current Affairs|
|Publisher||New Society Publishers|
|Media type||(paperback and hardcover)|
|Pages||106 (paperback and hardcover)|
Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling (ISBN 086571231X) is a book by teacher John Taylor Gatto. It has sold over 200,000 copies and consists of a multitude of speeches given by the author. The book proposes that radical change is needed to the American educational system to turn around the negative socialization that children receive.
- Book review by Layla AR
- The Odysseus Group Web site of John Taylor Gatto, reviews page for Dumbing Us Down: the Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling at Dumbing us Down - Reviews. Archived January 16, 2007, at the Wayback Machine..
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