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John Taylor Gatto

John Taylor Gatto

John Taylor Gatto was the 1991 New York State Teacher of the Year when he ended his 30-year teaching career with a flourish, with an essay he wrote for The Wall Street Journal, titled “I Quit, I Think.” In the wake of that opinion piece and a show later that year at Carnegie Hall...
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Making the Decision

Making the Decision

Earl Gary Stevens discusses making the decision between homeschooling and public school in this column from the March/April 1997 issue of Home Education Magazine: “…Several parents have told me that they have enrolled children in public schools after having practiced home education, in some cases for many years. Some of them speak in a...
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