"The shocking possibility that dumb people don't exist in sufficient numbers to warrant the millions of careers devoted to tending them will seem incredible to you. Yet that is my central proposition: the mass dumbness which justifies official schooling first had to be dreamed of; it isn't real."
John Taylor Gatto
(1937-2018) American school teacher of 29 years, author, New York State Teacher of the Year, 1991
The Underground History of American Education, 2001