After over 100 years of mandatory schooling in the U.S., literacy rates have dropped, families are fragmented, learning "disabilities" are skyrocketing, and children and youth are increasingly disaffected. Thirty years of teaching in the public school system led John Taylor Gatto to the sad conclusion that compulsory governmental schooling is to blame, accomplishing little but to teach young people to follow orders like cogs in an industrial machine.
As mentioned in:
- Episode #71 – Homeschoolers Militant by Pam during the Scholé Everyday segment
- Episode #77 – Let’s Get Together Yeah Yeah Yeah (communities vs. networks) by Brandy Vencel during the Scholé Everyday segment