Why are school children doing so badly?
Jay Doubleyou: the most schooled generation in history is miserable
Or: why are school children doing so well at school but not in the 'real world'?
Jay Doubleyou: good exam results won't get you a good job
John Taylor Gatto has looked at this:
Jay Doubleyou: the purpose of education: from china to prussia to the united states
Jay Doubleyou: john taylor gatto - best teacher ever
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