John Taylor Gatto
#25369 Overall Influence

John Taylor Gatto

American teacher and author

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John Taylor Gatto was an American author and school teacher who taught in the classroom for nearly 30 years. He devoted much of his energy to his teaching career, then, following his resignation, authored several books on modern education, criticizing its ideology, history, and consequences. He is best known for his books Dumbing Us Down: the Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling, and The Underground History of American Education: A Schoolteacher’s Intimate Investigation Into the Problem of Modern Schooling, which is sometimes considered to be his magnum opus.

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Yeshiva University
Yeshiva University

Jewish University located in Manhattan

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University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Berkeley

Public research university in Berkeley, California, United States

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Hunter College
Hunter College

University in New York City

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Columbia University
Columbia University

Private Ivy League research university in New York City

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Cornell University
Cornell University

Private university in Ithaca

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University of Pittsburgh
University of Pittsburgh

State-related research university located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

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Reed College
Reed College

Private liberal arts college in Portland, Oregon

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#61 World Rank #20 USA Rank
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