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John Taylor Gatto died at age 82 on October 25.
He taught at the New York City public school system for 26 years. Three times he won the city's Teacher of the Year award. Once he won the New York state Teacher of the Year award.
Shortly after he won these final two awards, he quit teaching as a career. He made his announcement in a Wall Street Journal article, "I Quit, I Think." You can read it here: https://www.garynorth.com/public/18740.cfm
In a fine obituary of Gatto on the website of the Foundation for Economic Education, Brittany Hunter wrote this:
Here, we see what made him different. Warning: you will figure out in the first three minutes how you got shafted in school.
What went wrong? Gatto said it was planned. Here is a seven-minute video. It is an extract from his Underground History. His theory: schooling is a means of producing docile, obedient workers and citizens. He cites primary sources from influential American educators.
For those who have read R. J. Rushdoony's earlier book, The Messianic Character of American Education (1963), all this will be familiar. It started in the late 1830's in Massachusetts. Rushdoony followed the confessions of faith of two dozen progressive educators. Gatto followed the money.
He did great work in the public schools. He did greater work outside them.
Linkshttps://www.henireland.org -Home Educaiton Network Ireland
https://hslda.org/post/ireland -Legal status and resources on homeschooling in Ireland
https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/irish-mother-of-six-jailed-for-homeschooling -Irish mother of six jailed for homeschooling (2014)
https://wicklowSudburySchool.com/ -Wicklow Sudbury School - Ireland's first democratic school of self-directed learning
You might be interested in this very short video: Peter Gray on self-directed learning Fundamentals