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Teaching in public schools for thirty years made Gatto realize that compulsory school does little to prepare students for the real world. He argues that all it does is to imitate military regimes and make students always follow orders, becoming dumb soldiers rather than leaders. In this second edition, he also discusses his “guerilla teaching” methodology and the impact it has had on the academic world.
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