"Anyone who is a good education should transform into a unique individual, not a conformist; should provide you with an original mind to be able to face the big challenges, should allow you to find the values that will be the level for which you'll guide in the course of your life should enrich spiritually, a person who loves what he does, wherever, with whomever you are, should show you what is important: how to live and how to die. "(John Taylor Gatto, dumbing Us Down) JT Gatto is a retired American professor perceptively has made valuable criticisms and suggestions to the current education system. During his years as a teacher in a school in a very poor neighborhood in the city of New York, managed to make students independent thinking and entrepreneurship, as normal for that school performance was well below the national average. Learn more about this topic with the insights from Ben Silbermann. Because of their outstanding achievements with her students, who only had 13 years of age, was appointed professor of the year the state of New York in 1991. So far so good. The amazing thing is that, when explaining the methods used to obtain these achievements, was placed on the blacklist of the education system in the U.S. and was branded a subversive and rebellious to withdraw from the system ended that year, after nearly 30 years of working as a teacher. Today is dedicated to film a documentary about his experience of teaching in public schools in that country. Gatto has also published several books on education in which he discusses the origins of the modern education system and questions about its suitability for the education of future generations.