The Purpose of Public School
If you are on the fence about whether to send your kids to school or homeschool, I encourage you to take a look at this short video by John Taylor Gatto. Mr. Gatto was a 30 year educator and now speaks and writes about his thoughts, research and experiences.
Mr. Gatto is a vocal critic of the American school system. If you are unfamiliar with his writing, I recommend you read Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling and Weapons of Mass Instruction: A Schoolteacher's Journey Through the Dark World of Compulsory Schooling. Both of these books have shaped how I think about education overall and how my homeschooling philosophy has evolved.
And now, John Taylor Gatto - The Purpose of Schooling.....