64. The Truth about the Founding of the American Public School System with David Rodriguez

Wednesday, May 25, 2016



Episode Summary

David Rodriguez joins Adam Camac to discuss education before the public school system, how and why the American public school system was established, how the Prussian system served as a model for the American system, and how crony interests benefited from the establishment of the American public school system.

About the Guest

Mr. Rodriguez is the publisher of The Underground History of American Education: A School Teacher’s Intimate Investigation Into the Problem of Modern Schooling by John Taylor Gatto and serves as Mr. Gatto’s agent. He is the founder of the Education Options Expo and the creator of homeschoolleader.com.

You can follow his work at educationoptionsexpo.org, via homeschoolleader.com, and on Twitter. You can follow Mr. Gatto’s work at johntaylorgatto.com.

Books Mentioned
1. The Underground History of American Education: A School Teacher’s Intimate Investigation Into the Problem of Modern Schooling by John Taylor Gatto
2. Bears’ Guide to Earning Degrees by Distance Learning by John Bear

Movies Mentioned
1. John Taylor Gatto’s “Classrooms of the Heart” Documentary
2. Summerhill

Resources Mentioned
1. Education Options Expo (Mention this interview for a discount to the 2017 event)
2. Homeschoolleader.com
3. Johntaylorgatto.com
4. Educationrevolution.org
5. Agile Learning Centers
6. Valor Academy

Related Episode
69. The Problems with Public Schools with David Rodriguez (Wednesday, June 1, 2016)

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