Ricomincia la scuola

QUI DA NOI, in Lombardia, oggi ricominciano le scuole. Moratti, Moratti, Moratti.

A seguire, anche nel resto d'Italia. Moratti Moratti Moratti.

Ma se in molto si lamentano per motivi diversi, c'e' chi invece anche negli Usa ha avuto qualcosa da dire. (no Moratti, no Moratti, no Moratti)

Cosi' viene presentato da SlashDot:

"John Taylor Gatto is a former New York City school teacher. During his 30-year career, he has taught at 5 different public schools, has had his teaching license suspended twice for insubordination, and was once covertly terminated while on medical leave. He has also won the New York City Teacher of the Year award three times and the New York State Teacher of the Year award once during the final year of his career. The whole time he has been an outspoken critic of the school system.

Nine years after leaving his career, he published The Underground History of American Education, in which he puts forth his insider's vision of what is wrong with American schooling. His verdict is not what you'd expect: the school system cannot be fixed, Gatto asserts, because it has been designed not to educate. Skeptical? So was I.

The true purpose of schooling, according to Gatto, is to produce an easily manageable workforce to serve employers in a mass-production economy. Actual education is a secondary and even counterproductive result since educated people tend to be more difficult to control..."

(continua su SlashDot)

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